HHS Proposes to Reverse Transgender Protections under Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare) contains language prohibiting discrimination in health care based on sex, which was expanded under a 2016 rule by the Obama-era Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to include gender identity. Now the Trump HHS has proposed reversing that rule and confining ACA anti-discrimination protections to only the […]

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Supreme Court Blocks Transgender Bathroom Choice

The U.S. Supreme Court has placed a temporary hold on a lower court order that okayed free choice of bathroom usage by transgender individuals. The action follows a ruling last week by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that voided the transgender rights interpretation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). That court said only […]

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