Topics :: trans health
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Monday Jul 14, 2014
A transgender girl has been moved to Connecticut's juvenile home for boys after she was accused of assault.
By Larry Neumeister | Friday Jun 20, 2014
A lawsuit filed Thursday against New York state seeks Medicaid coverage for transgender people seeking what they consider to be life-saving health treatments, including gender change procedures.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
After a groundbreaking ruling, a 12-year-old boy from Alberta, Canada, received a new birth certificate Sunday that identifies him as male.
Boston City Council Votes Unanimously in Support of Gender Therapy Access Ordinance for Transgender Municipal Workers
Wednesday Jun 11, 2014
The Boston City Council, by a unanimous vote, passed an ordinance Wednesday ensuring that the city does not contract with any health insurance provider that does not provide comprehensive coverage for gender therapy service.
By Dave Collins | Friday Jun 6, 2014
A 16-year-old transgender girl detained without criminal charges at an adult women’s prison in Connecticut for the past two months has been accepted into a private treatment center for youths in Massachusetts.
By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jun 2, 2014
The World Health Organization (WHO) has joined forces with UN and other groups to condemn the forced sterilization of transgender and intersex people in a groundbreaking report.
By Lisa Leff | Friday May 30, 2014
A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services review board says transgender people receiving Medicare may no longer be automatically denied coverage for sex reassignment surgeries.
Friday May 2, 2014
A hearing is continuing into a second day over a lawsuit by a transgender prison inmate who wants a judge to order Ohio authorities to allow her hormone treatments to continue permanently.
By Andrew Welsh-Huggins | Thursday May 1, 2014
A transgender prison inmate in Ohio wants a federal judge to order the state to allow her hormone treatments to continue, saying she suffered a medical setback including facial hair growth and depression when the treatments stopped.
By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sunday Feb 16, 2014
For some transgender women, the desire for bigger breasts or curvier hips may lead them to consider something that may be dangerous - having someone inject silicone into their body.
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