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Health care groups warn of health consequences of Trump Administration plan to narrowly define sex under federal law

November 5, 2018—The Fenway Institute and GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality announce today that over 35 national health care associations and providers have sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, …

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Self-Swabs Are Viable HPV Screening Options For Transmasculine Patients, Study Shows

A new study on transmasculine health looks into whether the test performance of self-collected frontal/vaginal swabs is comparable to provider-collected cervical swabs in screening for high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV). The study, titled Test performance and acceptability of self- versus provider-collected

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The Fenway Institute Partners with Boston Children’s Hospital GeMS Clinic to Provide Training on Clinical Care for Transgender Youth in New York City

The National LGBT Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute has partnered with the Gender Management Services Clinic (GeMS) at Boston Children’s Hospital to develop and deliver an innovative training program on affirming care for transgender and non-binary youth for …

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Office of Civil Rights final rule on nondiscrimination in health care a major step forward for transgender people; more work to be done to protect gay, lesbian and bisexual people

On May 13, 2016 the Office of Civil Rights at the federal Department of Health and Human Services (OCR) published a final rule implementing the nondiscrimination provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) under Section 1557. This rule states that …

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