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How to pay for health care when you’re trans

More employers than ever provide at least some coverage for gender transitioning, and states are stepping up to ban clauses that allow private insurers to deny basic health coverage to transgender people. But most still scramble to pay for their care.

Pacific Standard
July 22, 2013

Op-Ed: DOMA, Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and the trans community - No more waiting

I have the opportunity this month to comment on a pair of particularly newsworthy developments. The most recent is the SCOTUS ruling on DOMA as unconstitutional. The other is a flurry of news items alleging that the Board of OutServe-SLDN, the organization which spearheaded the recent repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” had voted to request the resignation of newly appointed Executive Director, Allyson Robinson.

The Rainbow Times
July 17, 2013


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