BOSTON — October 3, 2014 — MassEquality Executive Director KC Coredini offered the following response to the release of a new report by the Massachusetts Special Commission on Unaccompanied Homeless Youth:
On June 20, 2014, the Patrick Administration announced reforms to health coverage policies to ensure that transgender Massachusetts residents have full access to treatments they need. On the same day, the Division of Insurance issued a bulletin that bars private health insurers from excluding medically necessary care for gender dysphoria from private health insurance plans.
Massachusetts Transgender Equal Rights Coalition Applauds City of Newton’s Passage of Nondiscrimination Protections for Transgender People Newton is the ninth jurisdiction in the Commonwealth to pass these protections
Over the last several days, our country has been on edge as events have unfolded in the aftermath of the death of 18 year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. This tragedy has made it abundantly clear that the promise of the American dream has not been extended to all the people in our nation.