It comes as no surprise to us when we hear that many trans people suffer from depression even after full medical transition. But for some cisgender people, such as Richard A. Friedman writing for the New York Times, this fact can only be resolved by calling into question our very right to self-determine our genders.
State officials in Oregon voted to ensure access to a full range of transition-related care for the state’s poorest transgender residents.
The change came as the result of a lawsuit filed on behalf of a transgender employee of the University of Maryland.
Transgender people seeking surgery as a part of their transition-related health care can no longer automatically be rejected by Medicare, a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services appeals board ruled Friday.