TRANSGENDER

U.S. health agency reverses Obamacare transgender protections

U.S. health agency reverses Obamacare transgender protections

Published 13/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a rule on Friday that would lift anti-discrimination protections under Obamacare for transgender [more…]

Sex-change operations yield long-term mental health benefits for transgender people

Sex-change operations yield long-term mental health benefits for transgender people

Published 08/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - When transgender people undergo sex-reassignment surgery, the beneficial effect on their mental health is still evident - and increasing - years later, [more…]

U.S. doctors asked how they feel about caring for transgender patients

U.S. doctors asked how they feel about caring for transgender patients

Published 03/12/2018

(Reuters Health) - Most primary care physicians in the U.S. are willing to provide routine care to transgender individuals, but that doesn’t mean they are [more…]

Transgender veterans don’t have worse health

Transgender veterans don’t have worse health

Published 17/08/2018

(Reuters Health) - Transgender military veterans do not have worse health than cisgender veterans, a recent U.S. study suggests. Transgender people have long served in [more…]

Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women

Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Hormones given to people to align their sex with their gender pose a significant risk of serious blood clots and stroke among [more…]

Transgender news anchor challenges barriers in conservative Pakistan

Transgender news anchor challenges barriers in conservative Pakistan

Published 16/04/2018

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Marvia Malik made headlines when she debuted last month on a private television channel in Pakistan, becoming the conservative country’s first [more…]

Second court rejects Trump bid to stop transgender military recruits

Second court rejects Trump bid to stop transgender military recruits

Published 23/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Navy sailors stand in the audience as President Donald Trump participates in the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. [more…]

U.S. court rejects Trump bid to stop transgender military recruits on

U.S. court rejects Trump bid to stop transgender military recruits on

Published 21/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Navy sailors stand in the audience as President Donald Trump participates in the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. [more…]

Weightlifting: New Zealand transgender lifter bids for gold at worlds

Weightlifting: New Zealand transgender lifter bids for gold at worlds

Published 04/12/2017

ANAHEIM (Reuters) - A New Zealand transgender lifter will go for gold against an American Olympic medalist when the super-heavyweight classes bring the weightlifting World [more…]

Australian rules-AFL criticized after transgender player ruled ineligible

Australian rules-AFL criticized after transgender player ruled ineligible

Published 17/10/2017

The Australian Football League has come under fire after ruling a transgender footballer ineligible for selection a day before the national draft for the professional women's competition. [more…]