Transgender people, like all people, deserve skilled, compassionate, and comprehensive health care.
Knowledgeable care can mean the difference between life and death for our community. TLC improves access to health care and the quality of that care through provider and community education, litigation, and policy research and advocacy.
Life Planning Documents for Transgender Communities
Protect Trans Health
ACA Fact Sheet
National Center for Transgender Equality’s Health Coverage Guide
10 Tips for Working with Transgender Patients (for providers)
Trans Benefits in California: How to Appeal your Health Care Denial
Transcend Legal’s Transgender Insurance Roadmap Videos
World Professional Association for Transgender Health
Trans Benefits in California: Negotiating for Inclusive Health Insurance
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TLC and Civil Rights Orgs, Harvard CHLPI, and Firm Hogan Lovells File Lawsuit Against Trump Administration’s Rule Removing ACA’s Non-Discrimination Protections
Today Transgender Law Center (TLC), the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), Transgender Law Center (TLC), the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF), the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School, and law firm Hogan...
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TLC Denounces New Rule Denying Protection from Discrimination to Transgender People Seeking Medical Care
Today the Transgender Law Center (TLC) denounced a new rule handed down by the Trump administration that green lights discrimination by health care providers and insurers against transgender and gender nonconforming people (TGNC), especially those who live in states...