Starting this fall, transgender people who work for the City of Chicago can start getting medical insurance coverage for gender alignment surgery, under a change in policy announced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday.
Rahm Emanuel, Mayor-elect of Chicago, has the opportunity to make history of a sort that could make all the difference to our (women’s) world, not to mention to his.
While the public wants a public option, and while the President-as-candidate campaigned on the promise of at least something akin to a public option, the Administration has, from day one of the health care reform process, done just about everything it could to say they are “for” a public option “kinda sorta” but “it’s not the defining piece” of health reform. Huh?
The less than one-day old Obama administration is already cleaning up Bush’s mess – are the ill-intended HHS regulations included?