November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and LGBTQ* scholarly publisher Harrington Park Press is reaching out to make hospice and palliative care providers aware of an important new book, “LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice And Palliative Care: A Practical Guide To Transforming Professional Practice”.
Medical professional associations should enact standards of care for intersex children that rule out medically unnecessary surgery before patients are old enough to consent, Human Rights Watch and interACT said in a report released today.
Time For American Academy of Pediatrics to Oppose Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Kids.
Two key medical associations should publicly affirm their support to end medically unnecessary surgery on intersex children, Human Rights Watch and interACT said today.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund today responded to reports that the White House is forwarding guidance to military officials that directs Defense Secretary James Mattis to implement policy within six months to cease all transgender-related medical treatment and to use standards of "deployability" to filter out transgender service members.
A U.S. government commission has ruled in favour of Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) and its client, Jessica Shyne Robison, in her battle against workplace discrimination by Walmart subsidiary, Sam’s Club East, Inc. Ms. Robison faced bigotry on the job at Sam’s Club stores in Tampa and Bradenton, Florida.
A legal settlement in South Carolina last week will award US$ 440,000 to a 12-year-old intersex child, born with sex characteristics not quite typically male or female, who was operated on as an infant to make his body appear like a girl. The surgery was irreversible, medically unnecessary, and traumatising for the child, who grew up to identify as a boy.
After four years of litigation (including a lengthy discovery process), the Parties agreed that it was mutually beneficial to amicably resolve this case.
Donald Trump today announced on Twitter that transgender people would no longer be allowed to serve in the U.S military.
Donald Trump says his ban on trans people in the military is cost-based, but no one's buying it after Twitter pounced on this data nugget: the Pentagon spends more on Viagra than trans medical services.