Monthly Archives: March 2013

Activism to normalize gender transitioning now comes at children’s expense

It was recently announced that the Oregon Health Plan, which provides healthcare coverage to low-income residents of Oregon, will cover “medical care” for “transgender” children starting October 1, 2014. [1] The official text of the Oregon Health Plan guideline reads: “Hormone treatment is included on this line only for use in delaying the onset of […]

Suggested revision to the Fairness for All Marylanders Act 2013 (SB0449)

The proposed Fairness for All Marylanders Act 2013 (SB0449)[i] symbolizes important legal protections for gender non-conforming individuals. The bill proposes to do this by amending the current Humans Relations laws to include prohibitions against discrimination on the basis of “gender identity.” Unfortunately, the bill is not well-written. The proposed definition of “gender identity” allows individuals to […]