There’s a program available at the VA hospital in Minneapolis that’s serving an often hidden population — transgender veterans.
In a recent letter hailed by advocates in the LGBT community, the Department of Health and Human Services clarified that provisions in the Affordable Care Act prohibiting sex discrimination in health insurance apply to transgender people.
The APA recently released a statement advocating that gender-affirming health care is medically necessary and should be supported by the medical community and insurance providers.
The Community Healthcare Network’s Bronx Health Center and another location that the nonprofit network operates in Jamaica, Queens, have incorporated a program for transgender patients into their family clinics — an arrangement that the network says is the only one of its kind in the city.
NEW YORK, Jun 04, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) today announced it will offer U.S.-based employees new transgender health benefits that include sex-reassignment surgery and related prescription drug treatment. DTCC will cover transgender health benefits the same as other health care benefits effective June 1, 2012. [Translate]
The newest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM, will replace the diagnostic term “Gender Identity Disorder” with the term “Gender Dysphoria,” according to the Associated Press.
On the warm evening of Tuesday, April 21st at 6pm, over 110 therapists, mental health practitioners, and therapists-in-training across the Bay Area filled Namaste Hall at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) to hear directly from transgender and gender queer clients and consumers of therapy and mental health services. Three professional videographers documented this unique evening. An educational DVD for therapists, students, and […]
People from around the world are coming to Serbia for sex reassignment surgery, which is now subsidized for Serbs by national health insurance.
Nearly 100 foreigners and Serbs have undergone sex reassignment surgery in the past year, and the numbers are growing.
Hung Jury: Testimonies of Genital Surgery by Transsexual Men (Forthcoming: Transgress Press, August 2012) Hung Jury is an original collection of candid testimonies of genital transformation by transsexual men and the important ways it has changed their lives. [Translate]
Nearly two years after a complaint was filed charging that Healthy San Francisco, the city’s health insurance program for uninsured residents, is discriminatory because it excludes services for transgender people, city officials are in the process of rectifying the situation and including such services in the program.