April 21 2014 10:46 AM ET

So Why Haven't You Started Your Meds?

Ill. Trans Woman Alleges Medical Discrimination, Files Lawsuit
April 16 2014 6:51 PM ET

Ill. Trans Woman Alleges Medical Discrimination, Files Lawsuit

Parker Marie Molloy

A transgender woman alleges that an Illinois doctor wouldn't treat her after learning about her desire to pursue hormone replacement therapy.

Distinguished Medical Journal: Marriage Equality Makes Families Healthier
April 15 2014 1:10 PM ET

REPORT: Marriage Equality Makes Families Healthier

Kevin OKeeffe

The New England Journal of Medicine cites easier access to health care as the primary reason.

April 09 2014 11:44 AM ET

Seven Ways to Be Happier Today

20 Proven Ways to Get Young People to Talk HIV
April 08 2014 6:30 AM ET

20 Proven Ways to Get Young People to Talk HIV

Michelle Garcia

The first step in eradicating HIV? Talking about it. One group has a captivating way to help do just that.

WATCH: Three Dead from Meningitis in Los Angeles
April 05 2014 2:35 PM ET

WATCH: Three Dead from Meningitis in Los Angeles

Sunnivie Brydum

The L.A. County Department of Public Health has issued new vaccination guidelines, encouraging men who have sex with men to get vaccinated, regardless of HIV status.

Married Same-Sex Couples Can Now Apply for Medicare
April 03 2014 4:31 PM ET

Married Same-Sex Couples Can Now Apply for Medicare

Trudy Ring

The federal government announced new rules for Medicare today, in its continued implementation of last year's Supreme Court ruling on marriage recognition.

After Death, Man Is Rejected as Organ Donor for Being Gay
March 28 2014 2:19 PM ET

Gay Man Is Rejected as Organ Donor

Daniel Reynolds

After his death, Rohn Neugebauer was declared ineligible to become an organ donor -- by the organization he helped raised funds for in life -- because of his sexual orientation.

Wendy Williams Apologizes for Transphobic Panel Discussion
March 17 2014 3:45 PM ET

Wendy Williams Sorry for Transphobic Panel Discussion

Parker Marie Molloy

The popular daytime talk show host led an ill-informed panel discussion about transgender athlete Chloie Jonsson, and now she's apologized.

HHS Orders Insurers to Cover All Married Same-Sex Couples
March 14 2014 4:14 PM ET

HHS Orders Insurers to Cover All Married Same-Sex Couples

Sunnivie Brydum

If insurance companies provide family benefits to married opposite-sex couples, they must offer the same benefits to legally married same-sex couples, the Department of Health and Human Services said today.

WATCH: Debunking the 'Surgery Is a Top Priority For Trans People' Myth
March 13 2014 9:39 AM ET

WATCH: Debunking the 'Surgery Is a Top Priority For Trans People' Myth

Parker Marie Molloy

In a new series of videos, the Human Rights Campaign hopes to shine light on many of the myths surrounding trans health and well-being. In the first video, HRC tackles myths surrounding gender-confirming surgeries.

Op-ed: No One Is Invincible
March 13 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: No One Is Invincible

Andrew Cray

One young man who's in a bout with cancer explains why no one should scoff at affordable health care.

D.C. Mayor Makes Major Move Expanding Trans Health Care
February 27 2014 1:50 PM ET

D.C. Mayor Makes Major Move Expanding Trans Health Care

Parker Marie Molloy

Transgender Washington, D.C., residents will now be able to purchase insurance policies that include coverage for transition-related care on the D.C. health exchange or through Medicaid benefits.

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