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Estrogen Shortage Crisis Continues, Leaving Transgender Women Hurting

NATIONAL | By Jeff Taylor | Nov 5
Transgender and menopausal women continue to suffer from a nationwide shortage of injectible estrogen, which began in 2014 when high doses of Delestrogen began to dwindle.

Transgender Teen's Mother Suing Hospital for Discriminating Against Her Son

FAMILY | By John Riley | Oct 1
The mother of a transgender teenage boy who committed suicide after being released early from a children's hospital is suing that hospital for discriminating against her son.

CA Prison to Provide Surgery to Trans Woman

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 16
State prison officials in California have reached a groundbreaking settlement with a transgender woman held in a men's prison and will provide gender-affirming surgery for her.

'Positively Trans' Survey Launches

NATIONAL | By Khaled Sayed | Aug 8
A new groundbreaking survey launched this week that aims to assess needs and realities of transgender people living with HIV/AIDS.

Fenway Gets $800K To Study Health of FTM Transpeople

LOCAL | By EDGE | Oct 7
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.

Manning Sues Defense Dept. for Gender Treatment

NATIONAL | By David Dishneau | Sep 24
Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning asked a federal court Tuesday to order the Defense Department to provide hormone therapy and other treatment for her gender identity condition while she serves her 35-year sentence in military confinement

Officials: Transgender Girl Moved to Male Facility

NATIONAL | Jul 14
A transgender girl has been moved to Connecticut's juvenile home for boys after she was accused of assault.

New York Sued Over Transgender Medicaid Coverage

NATIONAL | By Larry Neumeister | Jun 20
A lawsuit filed Thursday against New York state seeks Medicaid coverage for transgender people seeking what they consider to be life-saving health treatments, including gender change procedures.

Canadian Trans Boy Given New Birth Certificate

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 17
After a groundbreaking ruling, a 12-year-old boy from Alberta, Canada, received a new birth certificate Sunday that identifies him as male.

Boston City Council Votes Unanimously in Support of Gender Therapy Access Ordinance for Transgender Municipal Workers

NATIONAL | Jun 11
The Boston City Council, by a unanimous vote, passed an ordinance Wednesday ensuring that the city does not contract with any health insurance provider that does not provide comprehensive coverage for gender therapy service.

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