New York State is issuing guidance to insurance companies, requiring them to end discriminatory exclusions on covering transgender-related healthcare, according to the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund.
In collaboration with the Movement Advancement Project (MAP), Center for American Progress, and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), GLAAD has released a new report, Understanding Issues Facing LGBT Americans.
On Tuesday, Miami-Dade County Commission voted to include protections against discrimination based gender identity and gender expression in its Human Rights Ordinance. In an 8-3 vote that followed a four-hour public hearing, commissioners approved the inclusion of these protections in employment, housing and public accommodation.
Today, the New York State Court of Appeals announced that it will allow the Onondaga County District Attorney to retry Dwight DeLee, the man accused of killing a transgender woman, Lateisha Green, in 2008, while overturning his previous conviction.