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American Medical Association Calls for Updated Gender Change Requirements
June 10 2014 9:31 AM ET

AMA Eases Gender Change Requirements

Parker Marie Molloy

The American Medical Association follows in the steps of the World Health Organization, making it easier for transgender people to obtain accurate identification.

Washington Times Editorial Spreads Slurs, Lies, on Medicare's Trans Coverage
June 06 2014 4:07 PM ET

Wash. Times Editorial Spreads Slurs, Lies, on Medicare's Trans Coverage

Rebecca Juro

An editorial for the right-wing Washington Times claims that Medicare's new willingness to cover transgender-related health care will lead to taxpayer-funded 'tranny grannies.'

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