NCTE: HHS Affirms that Healthcare Discrimination Law Protects Against Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity

By: Tuesday August 7, 2012 8:32 pm

Vrom the NCTE entry HHS Affirms that Healthcare Discrimination Law Protects Against Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity: HHS Affirms that Healthcare Discrimination Law Protects Against Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed that it views a 2010 law prohibiting sex discrimination in health [...]

NCTE: Trans Health Care Rights on Trial

By: Thursday June 21, 2012 1:23 pm

Crossposted from the Transgender Equality Blog (the official blog of the National Center For Transgender Equality) post entitled Trans Health Care Rights on Trial. Crossposted with permission. In the coming days, the Supreme Court is expected to issue its ruling on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The National Center for Transgender Equality, [...]

Religious Right Conservatives: Mixed Messaging On Parental Rights

By: Thursday October 20, 2011 5:21 pm

Some religious right and social conservative views regarding the sanctity of parental rights: From Focus On The Family’s affiliateCitizenLink article Parental Rights Vs. Government-School Hijack: Parents are furious. Why? State governments are usurping parents’ God-given rights, responsibilities and roles in raising their children as they see fit, and to impart family values and morals regarding [...]

NCTE: “Yes Medicare Covers Hormones”

By: Tuesday August 16, 2011 5:20 am

From the email blast from the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) entitled Yes, Medicare Covers Hormones: We often hear from transgender people and doctors who are confused about what Medicare benefits do and don’t cover. To address these questions, we’ve created a new resource that transgender beneficiaries and doctors need to see. The new [...]

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