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Latest News

March 27, 2015

Victory! Connecticut Removes Barrier for Medicaid Coverage of Transgender Health Care

Earlier this week the Connecticut Department of Social Services updated state regulations to require Medicaid to cover treatment for Gender Dysphoria.

Transgender Rights Project Director Jennifer Levi, who led GLAD’s work with state allies to advocate for the new regulations, applauded the update: …

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March 16, 2015

Advocates Ask Supreme Court to Hear Case Concerning Medical Care for Transgender Woman in Prison

Petition Asserts First Circuit Disregarded its Proper Role

Lawyers today petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal on behalf of Michelle Kosilek, a transgender woman who has been denied essential health care while serving a prison sentence in the custody of the Massachusetts Department …

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Latest Blog Posts

March 27, 2015

Celebrating Trans Lives

I’ve been trying to write this blog for a while, but it’s been hard.  

In the last year, the trans community has suffered from an epidemic of violence, both physical and psychic. Black trans women targeted and murdered for who they are. Trans youth we’ve lost because society wasn’t strong enough to appreciate them. 

It’s hard to write about these tragedies without falling into sadness or anger, … Read More →

March 26, 2015

Have You Experienced a Health Insurance Exclusion for Your Same-Sex Spouse at Walmart?

​GLAD is looking for stories of Walmart employees who were denied the option of adding their same-sex spouse to their employee health insurance plan. If you experienced this situation, please contact us at GLAD Answers (800-455-GLAD). We want to hear your story.

GLAD Answers

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March 10, 2015

GSAs Can Make School Better

Want to make your school better? GSAs and other LGBTQ clubs can make middle school better for all students, including cutting down on transphobic and homophobic talk; helping transgender and gender non-conforming students feel safer; and helping teachers and students learn about LGBTQ issues. Plus, … Read More →