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.
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.
The U.S. Social Security Administration has revised its policy around changing one’s gender marker on a Social Security card, removing the requirement for sex reassignment surgery.
Dave Wilson, Minister for Health and Wellness in Nova Scotia, Canada says that Section 4.8 of the province’s health insurance act — the section that bars trans people from having their surgeries covered — will be repealed “immediately.”
TUFF (Trans United Family and Friends) is a budding nonprofit organization that plans to raise funds for FTM and MTF surgeries that many transgender and gender variant individuals in the United States cannot afford.
Princeton University’s employee health plan will now include coverage for gender reassignment surgery, effective July 1. Discussions about a similar change to the student health plan are still ongoing.