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D.C. Moves To Protect Transgender Residents from Insurance Discrimination

From METROWEEKLY: The District’s Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) has issued a bulletin prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity or expression by insurance companies who underwrite health-insurance policies in D.C. The March 15 bulletin clarifies the District’s Unfair … Continue reading

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Profile: Gay, black city councilman fights for transgender workers

Below is an excerpt an excellent profile piece on Berkeley, CA city councilman Darryl Moore, who “led an effort to pass legislation covering health benefits for transgender city employees, including paying for sex reassignment surgery.” Re-posted from gaypolitics.com: Moore had … Continue reading

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