Op-ed: 14 Reasons That Made 2011 Great for Trans People

BY Advocate Contributors

December 28 2011 7:10 PM ET

HEALTH CARE AMERICA DOCTOR X390 (PHOTOS.COM) | ADVOCATE.COM

10. Government Backs Trans Federal Workers 

In May, the Office of Personnel Management issued new guidance on treating trans people in the federal workplace equally and fairly, including clarifying the rights of trans people to change their gender in their medical records, and access sex-specific care under the federal health plan. While this important new guidance only applies to a relatively small number of trans federal employees, it sends a message that all workers deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.

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