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2d ago

Trans physician uses life savings to keep clinic open after insurers deny reimbursements

A Louisiana doctor said three insurance companies had refused for nearly two years to reimburse her for care that she provided after she transitioned and changed her name.
Image: Dr. Tiffany Najberg
Image: Dr. Tiffany Najberg

Boyhood collides with masculinity in Oscar-nominated 'Close'

Belgian filmmaker Lukas Dhont's second feature is about two teen boys whose deep friendship is tested when one tries to fit in with a more macho crowd.
Igor van Dessel and Eden Dambrine in "Close."
Igor van Dessel and Eden Dambrine in "Close."

The most entertaining and bingeworthy queer content arriving in February

M. Night Shyamalan’s latest film, “Knock at the Cabin,” and the sophomore season of Amazon Prime Video’s “Harlem” are on this month’s must-watch list.
Ben Aldridge, Kristen Cui and Jonathan Groff in "Knock at the Cabin."
Ben Aldridge, Kristen Cui and Jonathan Groff in "Knock at the Cabin."
2d ago

Indian gay couples begin legal battle for same-sex marriage

If legalized, India would become the second economy in Asia after Taiwan to recognize same-sex marriage.
Utkarsh Saxena, left, and Ananya Kotia walk through a public park in New Delhi, India, on Jan. 18, 2023.
Utkarsh Saxena, left, and Ananya Kotia walk through a public park in New Delhi, India, on Jan. 18, 2023.

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Patrons of NYC gay bar incapacitated and robbed of thousands via facial recognition on their phones

Three men visiting The Eagle NYC were incapacitated and then robbed of $1,000 to $5,000, the NYPD said Thursday.
Eagle NYC in New York.
Eagle NYC in New York.
3d ago

2 S.C. men face hate crime and obstruction charges in 2019 murder of transgender woman

Prosecutors said Daqua Ritter, 26, shot Pebbles LaDime "Dime" Doe because of her “actual and perceived gender identity” in Allendale in August 2019.
Pebbles LaDime Doe.
Pebbles LaDime Doe.

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How Tennessee axed millions in HIV funds amid scrutiny from far-right provocateurs

Tennessee decided to scrap $8.3 million in federal grants to combat HIV after right-wing personalities targeted gender dysphoria treatment for minors in the state.
Matthew Walsh, a commentator for the right-wing news outlet "The Daily Wire," during a rally against gender-affirming care in Nashville, Tenn., on Oct. 21, 2022.
Matthew Walsh, a commentator for the right-wing news outlet "The Daily Wire," during a rally against gender-affirming care in Nashville, Tenn., on Oct. 21, 2022.

Trump vows to 'stop' gender-affirming care for minors if re-elected president

Trump said he would also push schools to “promote positive education about the nuclear family” and “the roles of mothers and fathers."
Former President Donald Trump at CPAC on Aug. 6, 2022, in Dallas.
Former President Donald Trump at CPAC on Aug. 6, 2022, in Dallas.

Utah's ban on gender-affirming care is set to face a legal challenge

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah and the National Center for Lesbian Rights are expected to sue within the next two weeks.
People gather in support of transgender youth during a rally at the Utah State Capitol
People gather in support of transgender youth during a rally at the Utah State Capitol
5d ago

'School choice' is culture-war focus for Kansas legislators

In lieu of a Florida-style “Don’t Say Gay” bill, Kansas Republicans are trying to help parents remove their kids from public schools over a "sexualized woke agenda.”
Years of pandemic restrictions and curriculum battles have emboldened a push from Republican lawmakers and school choice advocates to funnel public funds to private and religious schools in at least a dozen statehouses. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
Years of pandemic restrictions and curriculum battles have emboldened a push from Republican lawmakers and school choice advocates to funnel public funds to private and religious schools in at least a dozen statehouses. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Utah is the first state to pass a gender-affirming care ban in 2023

Gov. Spencer Cox, who vetoed a restriction on transgender student athletes last year, signed the trans health care bill into law on Saturday.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox during an interview at the Utah State Capitol on March 4, 2022, in Salt Lake City.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox during an interview at the Utah State Capitol on March 4, 2022, in Salt Lake City.