Multiple medical and mental health professionals argued that surgery was medically necessary for Shiloh Quine, and a way to treat gender dysphoria and relieve her depression.
Trans prisoners continue to be housed in facilities with the opposite gender, resulting in discrimination, trauma, and rape.
A state court issues a landmark decision for transgender rights, while the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology lifts its ban on treating men.
While medical protections for transgender patients may be gradually increasing, many in the trans* community continue to experience disturbing levels of discrimination from health-care providers.
Chelsea Manning’s now public transition highlights the needs of a vulnerable population.