The P.E.I. provincial government in Canada will now fund three procedures for gender reassignment surgery for P.E.I. residents. The surgeries—Top surgery, hysterectomy and orchiectomy—will be performed on P.E.I.
Children’s Medical Center in Dallas has unveiled the first and only pediatric transgender program in the Southwest.
The Radikal news website has reported that Turkey’s first shelter for transgender people has opened in Instanbul.
The Fenway Institute at Boston’s Fenway Health has been approved for an $813,000 funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study the sexual health of female-to-male (FTM) transgender people.
Starting today, April 1, the provincial government of Nova Scotia will cover eight types of sex reassignment surgeries for Nova Scotians who intend to begin that process.
The Connecticut Insurance Department has issued a bulletin directing all health insurance companies operating in the state to provide coverage of mental health counseling, hormone therapy, surgery and other treatments related to a patient’s gender transition.
The Colorado Association of Health Plans has become the first trade group of its kind in the nation to promise equal coverage for transgender patients.
Beginning this month, transgender teens in the Greater Toronto Area will have better access to healthcare services with the opening of the Transgender Youth Clinic at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). The Transgender Youth Clinic is the first and only transgender adolescent clinic in Toronto.
For the first time ever, Spain’s Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a woman seeking gender reassignment surgery and against a regional government that had denied her treatment for the last six years.
Researchers at The Kinsey Institute at Indiana University Bloomington have been awarded a two-year grant to study the medical accommodation and care of transgender service members in the U.S. military.