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Strong Families a national partnership led by Forward Together have put together an online and print guide that peopl
In addition to the recent "Bridgegate," he vetoed a bill today that would have allowed transgender residents of New Jersey to receive updated birth certificates accurately reflecting their gender identity, rather than their assigned gender.
Connecticut is set to become the fifth state requiring health insurance providers to cover treatment related to transgender people's transitions and prohibit anti-trans discrimination, the Advocate reports.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is being cited by the White House as an example of the government's work towards equality for LGBT people in the country, and an infographic explains how.
"New York has been a leader, and continues to be a leader, in promoting transgender issues," said Commissioner Shah in response to a question about whether the New York Department of Health will repeal a discriminatory regulation in the state's Medicaid program that bans transgender people from accessing healthcare they need.
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project voiced concerns at New York's Population Health Summit, an educational public health event held by Health Commissioner Nirav. R. Shah, calling for the repeal of a discriminatory regulation in the state's Medicaid program that bans transgender and gender non-conforming people from accessing healthcare they need.
As health insurance expansion begins under the Affordable Care Act, the collaborative effort Out2Enroll seeks to educate LGBT people about their options. However, as Scout, the Director of the Network for LGBT Health Equity, points out, transgender people may not be receiving the resources they need to navigate the healthcare system effectively.
The continued transphobic news coverage by Fox News needs to stop. As the rest of soceity realizes the need for fair and equal treatment of trans people, why haven't the very people that make us aware of this progress?
Today, CNNMoney.com is featuring the voices of transgender people facing inordinate financial burdens through unemployment, healthcare costs and homelessness, just because of who they are.