All tagged transgender rights

Legal Skills Through a Health Justice Lens: First-Year Northeastern Law Students Work Toward Health, Equity, and Justice for Two Oppressed Groups

We have a really special post today - George Consortium member Jason Potter describes his innovative work as a professor and also the work of his students here at Northeastern University School of Law. These first year law students studied legal skills through a lens of health justice, and turned health justice theory into practice by partnering with non-profit organizations and creating tangible guidance on issues of safe consumption facilities and barriers to health care for transgender individuals.

Health Care for Trans Military Members is Not That Expensive

Today, the President tweeted that he is barring all transgender individuals from serving in the military "in any capacity."  One justification he claimed was their "tremendous medical costs."  But, as STAT points out, "at least two studies in recent years have found that the cost of medical care for transgender service members would be minimal."