Here is the story of one woman who used the new Affordable Care Act to cover her gender confirmation surgery when she was not able to access treatment otherwise:
Contrastingly, below is another op-ed that details some technical problems with the system that might prevent Trans* people from getting the coverage they need:
(It is important to note that the Trans* experience includes so much more than medical procedures; however, this is still a crucial issue of equality of care and treatment.)
(Photo from protests over Sochi Olympic regulations)
Russia is attempting to pass a new health law, which would affect “‘non-traditional sexual relationships,’ including homosexuality and pedophilia” and have some serious consequences for queer Russians.
For the full site (in Russian:)