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New protections for transgender patients are coming

For years, transgender adults have faced discrimination in healthcare so hostile it’s almost laughable. Almost. “A trans-woman broke her arm playing softball,” said Mara Keisling, executive director the National Center for Transgender Equality. “The insurance company refused to pay for it because if she hadn’t been transgender she wouldn’t have been playing softball. There’s just […]

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Republican Congresswoman and Her Transgender Son Speak Out

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is one of the leading voices in Congress advocating acceptance for the transgender community, and now she’s taken her fight for her trans son and others nationwide. The Republican representative from Florida and her son, Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen, sat down for an interview with Telemundo, the Miami-based Spanish-language network, for a segment on its […]

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