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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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Holland’s Next Top Model Transgender Loiza Lamers Makes History

Holland’s Top Model, the Dutch version of Tyra Banks’ now cancelled TV show, has crowned a transgender model winner for the first time in the franchise’s history. The show awarded its top position to Loiza Lamers, the first trans person to ever win the competition. The 20-year-old, a former hairdresser, was chosen over twelve other […]

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