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How redefining gender under Trump could affect transgender people's health

For Kellie Hooker, there’s a new sense of urgency to have a surgery that will make him feel more comfortable in his body. The accelerated timeline to transition came after Hooker heard reports that the Trump administration is mulling a narrower definition of gender under the law based on the genitals a person is born… Read More »

Trump mulls narrowing transgender rights

A recent memo by the Health and Human Services Department to other federal agencies in the Trump administration called for adopting a narrow definition of gender that would effectively roll back many legal protections granted to transgender people during the Obama administration. HHS called on government agencies to adopt a definition of gender that used… Read More »