TRANSGENDER

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…]

Transgender members in U.S. military may serve until study completed: Mattis

Transgender members in U.S. military may serve until study completed: Mattis

Published 30/08/2017

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday current policy regarding transgender personnel serving in the military would remain in place until he advises President Donald Trump on how to implement his directive on a transgender ban. [more…]