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Connecticut mental health providers: State imposed restrictive requirements on transgender patients

Connecticut mental health providers: State imposed restrictive requirements on transgender patients

A coalition of mental health providers who treat transgender people in Connecticut have been complaining for months that the state Department of Human Services imposed what they call unnecessary and overly restrictive requirements on patients seeking transgender surgery. gender affirmation. The changes affect low-income Husky State Health Insurance patients. Before covering genital surgery to treat …

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Bill would ban sex reassignment treatment for those under 21

Bill would ban sex reassignment treatment for those under 21

Superficially, Americans and their lawmakers accept and understand LGBTQ+ people more now than they did ten years ago. The 2015 Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage is one of the most tangible and significant victories for LGBTQ+ rights, but the 2015 decision only directly protected lesbian, gay, and bisexual cisgender people. At least 19 …

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