This past Tuesday, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management told federal employees' health insurers that starting in 2016, they cannot contain blanket exclusions for transgender healthcare in their plans.
TDOA is a march and rally designed to bring together trans and gender non-conforming people of color and allies to rise up in solidarity and strength against violence and discrimination while honoring and continuing the struggle for justice, liberation, and recognition for all oppressed people worldwide.
On June 23rd, USA Network is set to premiere an episode of Royal Pains featuring Nicole Maines, a prominent transgender teen guest starring as a transgender choreographer who discovers her hormone therapy may be endangering her health.
Starting July 1st 2015, Nevada state employees and their covered family members will have health coverage for transgender-related procedures and other medical expenses including mental health, hormone replacement therapy, and sex reassignment surgery.
This summer, the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) will launch their 2015 U.S. Trans Survey, the largest survey ever focusing on the lives and experiences of transgender, genderqueer, and non-binary people.
On June 6th 2015, out transgender man Chris Mosier finished 7th in the men's 35-39 category of the sprint duathalon at the Duathalon National Championship, earning him a spot on the national team which will represent the United States at the 2016 Duathalon World Championship in Spain, and making him the first openly transgender athlete to do so.