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Health Department: Medicare Won’t Cover Sex-Change Operations

According to a recent decision handed down by the Department of Health and Human Services, Medicare will still not to cover sex change surgeries, despite initial plans to reconsider the matter.


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Va. Inmate Seeking Sex Change to Get Court Hearing

A Virginia inmate will get a full court hearing on her lifelong quest for a sex-change operation.


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Attorney Joins Virginia Inmate’s Appeal For Sex Change

An Alexandria attorney has joined a transgender inmate’s fight to have the state pay for a sex change operation.


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Transgender Virginia Inmate Wants Sex Change Operation

A transgender Virginia inmate is appealing the dismissal of her lawsuit seeking a sex change operation, saying a jury should decide whether hormones and other therapies she receives are adequate or whether she should get the surgery.