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Blog Posts from June 2014

June 30, 2014 4:23 pm

Medicare: Analysis and Studies Submitted to Update Standards of Care for Transgender Patients

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Departmental Appeals Board ruled May 30 that Medicare’s categorical exclusion of coverage for sex-reassignment surgery, regardless of a person’s individual medical conditions and needs, is not consistent with contemporary science and medical standards of care.

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June 18, 2014 2:00 pm

Cyberbullying: Know Your Rights

As social media becomes increasingly present in our day-to-day lives, cyberbullying is also becoming more pervasive. Fortunately for youth in the 6 New England states, the law is on your side. 

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June 18, 2014 8:40 am

What are you GLAD about? Tell us with #ImGLAD!

To celebrate pride all month long, express your support for LGBT Equality with #ImGLAD!

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June 11, 2014 2:56 pm

Congratulations, Class of 2014!

Whether you graduated from high school, college, or passed your GED this year, you've closed one chapter of your life and it’s time to move on to the next. For some of you, closing one chapter and starting another means going to college or graduate school.  For others, it means getting a job or even several jobs. For others, you may find yourself working and going to school! Whatever your plans are, remember, they are YOUR plans.

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June 6, 2014 2:03 pm

Keep Children Unshackled in MA – Seriously!

 

Massachusetts just took the shackles off of pregnant prisoners in labor and is now proposing to put them back on children requiring assistance – meaning children not charged with a crime or as delinquent. Really.

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June 2, 2014 5:20 pm

Beyond Belts and Suspenders: Protecting LGBT Families

Why should our families have to jump through additional hoops to be protected the same as every other family?

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