health care

Young lesbian survivor of double shooting enlists author to tell story, raise medical funds

Two years after Kristene Chapa survived a shooting that killed her girlfriend Mollie Olgin in Texas, author Chivas Sandage is writing a book and working to promote fundraising efforts to help cover the family's ongoing medical expenses.

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April 25, 2014

Health Care Workers Must Out LGBT Ugandans, According to New Guidelines

"Draft Guidelines for Health Workers Regarding Health Services for Homosexuals," will make health care workers in Uganda the "frontline enforcers of the newly passed Anti-Homosexuality Act".

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San Francisco Public Healthcare Removes Exclusions To Transgender Care

San Francisco's health access program, Healthy SF, will remove exclusions that deny medically necessary transition-related care to transgender people.

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TLDEF Secures Policy Change in Aetna Health Care Coverage for Transgender People

This week, the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF) announced a victory in a case brought by a transgender woman, Beth Scott, against Aetna, her private insurance company. GLAAD congratulates Ms. Scott and thanks TLDEF for challenging policies that unfairly deny health care coverage to transgender people.

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Google Announces Health Benefits for US Transgender Employees

Google announced Friday that it will significantly increase health coverage for its U.S. transgender employees. The company, with its longstanding history of supporting equality, recognizes the need for broad-based coverage that includes all employees regardless of gender identity or expression.

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January 26, 2011

San Francisco Clinic Plans Fundraiser to Avoid Closure

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