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.
"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".
Sylvia Rivera Law Project and GLAAD have launched a campaign calling on policymakers to make health care safe and accessible to all, including transgender and gender non-conforming people.
San Francisco's health access program, Healthy SF, will remove exclusions that deny medically necessary transition-related care to 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.
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.