Most health insurance policies and programs, including New York State Medicaid, specifically exclude transgender people from accessing care. This doesn't have to be the case for trans and gender non-conforming New Yorkers, especially those who are low-income and qualify for Medicaid.
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'Tis the season to share the joys of what it means to be a family. In 32 states, some couples can't marry because of who they love. Tell the governors of those states that all families should be protected. Share the holiday photos of your family -- whether you're LGBT or an ally -- with the governors of these states and enourage them to support equality for everyone.
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The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) outlaws workplace discrimination on the basis of race, skin color, religion, sex, and national origin. The ENDA bill introduced in congress would extend this law to include sexual orientation and gender identity, making it illegal to refuse to hire or promote, fire, or harass an employee based on these qualities.
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