3 Things For Trans People To Look Forward To In 2016

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 25 January 2016

The transgender community has suffered significantly in recent years as widespread discrimination has prevented trans people from moving forward within their lives and in achieving their personal objectives, but with the New Year arriving shortly, 2016 promises to be a standout year for transgender rights. In this article, we highlight three things trans people can look forward to in 2016. Inclusion in Health Care Plans in the U.S. In the United States, discrimination against transgendered people has prevented many from achieving optimal health care in recent years. Now, in 2016, the U.S. office of Personnel Management has said that all federal health insurers are prevented from restricting access to transgendered people. This means that treatments for transgendered people, such as hormone replacement therapy, must be covered under federal health plans. While this is only a step in the fight for full coverage of all transgendered treatment requirements, it’s a move…

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4 Ways You Can Support Transgender Rights In 2016

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 4 Jan 2016

As we move forward with 2016, many people inside and outside the transgender community are wondering how they can support the rights of transgendered people in the next year. Advocacy for the rights of transgendered people has grown significantly in recent years and in this latest article we highlight 4…

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