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A third of Fortune 500 companies now cover transgender health care

A third of Fortune 500 companies now cover transgender health care

Nov 19, 2014

news.yahoo.com - By Liz Goodwin - Yahoo News

The number of Fortune 500 companies willing pay for sex reassignment surgeries and other transgender-related healthcare has gone from zero in 2002 to 169 this year, according to a new report from the Human Rights Campaign.

 
Dying to be beautiful

Dying to be beautiful

Nov 18, 2014

bestofneworleans.com - By Henrick Karoliszyn

Armani Nicole Davenport struts toward the stripper pole. A Wonder Woman-themed cape, bedazzled in shiny stars and stripes, drapes over her back as she swaggers to center stage. She halts to glare at the DJ. Her song is stalled.

 
Neovaginal perforation following sexual intercourse in a transsexual patient

Neovaginal perforation following sexual intercourse in a transsexual patient

Nov 15, 2014

7thspace.com

Neovaginal perforation can develop following sexual intercourse in patients that have undergone male to female gender reassignment surgery. In such cases urinary tract symptoms may mimic acute cystitis and acute pyelonephritis. ...

 
Summit Promotes Transgender Healthcare Knowledge

Summit Promotes Transgender Healthcare Knowledge

Nov 11, 2014

dailyutahchronicle.com - Cynthia Luu

On Saturday, the School of Medicine hosted the second annual summit specific to transgender heath care.

The slogan for this year's summit was "expanding knowledge of transgender healthcare," which emphasized the different components of mental and medical health care within the transgender community.

 
Limited number of federal employee health benefit providers to cover transition related care

Limited number of federal employee health benefit providers to cover transition related care (Nov 11, 2014)

lgbtweekly.com - Posted by Associate Editor

Washington - The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), today responded to the fact that only three Federal Employee Health Benefit (FEHB) providers will begin offering transition related health care coverage in 2015 for transgender federal employees:... [more]

Some fed-worker health plans to cover sex changes and transgender care next year

Some fed-worker health plans to cover sex changes and transgender care next year (Nov 8, 2014)

washingtonpost.com - By Josh Hicks

Federal workers will be eligible for sex-change operations next year through some of the government's employee health-insurance plans.

Aetna, which participates in the Federal Employee Health Benefits program, announced last month that... [more]

U of U hosts summit on health care for Utah's transgender community

U of U hosts summit on health care for Utah's transgender community (Nov 8, 2014)

fox13now.com - By Carly Figueroa

Salt Lake City - A transgender healthcare conference was held at the University of Utah School of Medicine Saturday, and the event was organized by a local student who is transgender.

Becoming Transsexual: Getting The Facts On Sex Reassignment Surgery

Becoming Transsexual: Getting The Facts On Sex Reassignment Surgery (Nov 6, 2014)

medicaldaily.com - By Susan Scutti

Worldwide some people believe with the firmest conviction that they are not what they appear. Born into the wrong body, they feel themselves to be a boy held hostage within a girl's body, a girl within a boy's body. ...

B.C. restores trans surgical funding

B.C. restores trans surgical funding (Nov 5, 2014)

vancouver.24hrs.ca - By Jane Deacon

Vancouver Coastal Health has announced more funds for trans people seeking gender reassignment surgery.

The decision came less than a week after 24 hours confirmed that a budget shortfall would result in a six-month lapse in services ... [more]

Industry moves against transgender discrimination

Industry moves against transgender discrimination (Nov 5, 2014)

fiercehealthpayer.com - By Jane Antonio

Aetna will provide benefits for gender reassignment surgery next year for federal employees in its customer base, The Washington Post reported. While health insurance benefits have not historically been available for this surgery, Aetna's announ... [more]

Turning men into women: NZ's only sex change surgeon

Turning men into women: NZ's only sex change surgeon (Oct 26, 2014)

stuff.co.nz - Adam Dudding

After 22 years turning men into women, New Zealand's only sex change surgeon is hanging up his scalpel. Peter Walker talks about changing bodies, minds and lives: ...

UofU Health Care Summit on Transgender Health

UofU Health Care Summit on Transgender Health (Oct 26, 2014)

gaysaltlake.com

It happens more often than many in health care communities across the country would like to admit: A transgender patient arrives for an appointment and a health care professional is insensitive or doesn’t ask the right questions - leading to an experience of less-tha... [more]

Stopping The Puberty Blues For Transgender Youths

Stopping The Puberty Blues For Transgender Youths (Oct 25, 2014)

qnews.com.au - By Doc Q Fiona Bisshop

Good news for transgender youth - a recently published Dutch study has shown that the use of puberty blockers is a very positive step. Puberty blockers are drugs which suppress the release of sex hormones at the onset of puberty, and this stops th... [more]

Transmisogyny And

Transmisogyny And "Radical" Feminism (Oct 20, 2014)

oxfordstudent.com - Rowan Davis

On the 20th of November, trans people will light candles and read the names of the people in our community that have been murdered. Last year we heard names like Evon Young, a 23 year old that was taken into a basement, choked with a chain and beaten wi... [more]

Gender identity disorder or Gender dysphoria - everything you should know

Gender identity disorder or Gender dysphoria - everything you should know (Oct 19, 2014)

thehealthsite.com - Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti

Does your son behave like a girl with special liking towards a girl's cosmetics or clothes? Does your daughter shows interest in things other than those that girls normally like or refuses to dress like a girl?

First Transgender And Gender Diverse Health Paper Released

First Transgender And Gender Diverse Health Paper Released (Oct 17, 2014)

gaynewsnetwork.com.au - Written By Rachel Cook

The Victorian transgender and gender diverse community has welcomed the release of the Transgender and Gender Diverse Health and Wellbeing Background Paper.

TALK TO THE DOC Trans people and hormone therapy

TALK TO THE DOC Trans people and hormone therapy (Oct 15, 2014)

windycitymediagroup.com - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - by Dr. Cory Brown

Q: When you see a transgender patient and prescribe hormone therapy, what do you tell that person's insurance company you're treating them for? What is the diagnosis?

Male, female, or both? When it comes to sex, fishes do it all!

Male, female, or both? When it comes to sex, fishes do it all! (Oct 13, 2014)

deepseanews.com

If you can think of anything involving sex, from group sex to monogamy for life to males with penises on their heads, you can probably find good examples in fishes. Here I want to focus on a particularly interesting and bizarre aspect of fish sexual life: sex changing! H... [more]

State Department Drops Transgender Exclusion Policy

State Department Drops Transgender Exclusion Policy (Oct 13, 2014)

newsmax.com - By John Blosser

The State Department has dropped its transgender exclusion policy and is urging insurance companies which cover the department's employees to pay for transgender procedures.

The Fenway Institute Approved for $813K Research Award to Study Sexual Health of Female-to-Male T...

The Fenway Institute Approved for $813K Research Award to Study Sexual Health of Female-to-Male T... (Oct 8, 2014)

therainbowtimesmass.com - TRT Editor

Boston, Mass. - The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health has been approved for an $813,000 funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study the sexual health of female-to-male (FTM) transgender people.

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