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domingo, fevereiro 09, 2014

Travesti é encontrada morta em parque de BH
Uma travesti foi encontrada morta na manhã desta sexta-feira (7), no bairro São Paulo, região nordeste de Belo Horizonte.

Transgenders now a part of Tamil Nadu Home Guards
M Shakti and K Shanmuganathan are toiling hard at a ground in Tamil Nadu. The duo is among six transgenders who are being trained by the police to be a part of the Tamil Nadu Home Guards.

Barneys Launches Spring Campaign Featuring Transgender Models, and their Families
Barneys New York became the first major retailer to launch a campaign exclusively featuring the lives and stories of diverse transgender models and their family members.

Medi-Cal Expansion Opens Doors to Care for Transgender Patients
Among those estimated to enroll in the expansion of Medi-Cal, some of those most likely to benefit are among the most stigmatized in health care — transgender patients. Darryl Avery, 48, is one of them. Avery was born female, but identifies as a man. Several years ago, he began his transition. He moved to San Francisco where he sought medical care, stable housing, culinary schooling, and eventually, sex reassignment surgery.

Battery charges against bullied transgender girl in California could be dropped
Jewlyes Gutierrez has support of more than 200,000 on petition who don't want her prosecuted for defending herself at school


As more trans Coloradans land health coverage, insurers work to deliver better care
One of the challenges facing the health industry in the Obamacare-era is to deliver more, and more enlightened, care providers to serve a more diverse population.

Md. clarifies non-bias rules for trans patients
The Maryland Insurance Administration issued a bulletin on Jan. 27 indicating that insurance carriers cannot discriminate against transgender individuals in the state based on gender identity. The purpose of the bulletin was to clarify the scope of the exclusion in the benchmark plan selected to define essential health benefits in Maryland as required by the Affordable Care Act for “treatment leading to or in connection with transsexualism, or sex changes or modifications, including but not limited to surgery.”

Transgender Charlotte student crowned homecoming king
In what may very well be an historic first for the Queen City, a transgender student was crowned homecoming king Friday night at East Mecklenburg High School.
Transgender student crowned East Meck homecoming king
Trans student nominated for homecoming king