New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced an initiative which seeks to educate hospitals and other care provides on the discrimination, bias, and lack of adequate care many transgender people face when seeking treatment.
Today, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, the Legal Aid Society, and Willkie, Farr & Gallagher LLP filed a federal class action lawsuit against the New York State Department of Health on behalf of two transgender women who have been denied access to medically necessary healthcare under a discriminatory Medicaid regulation.
The month kicked off with a look at "Mental Health & Biphobia," including the top 10 health concerns for people who are bi. Now, BRC is bringing "Sexual Health" and "Nutrition & Movement" to the forefront.
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.