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Texas LGBTs Reminded of Affordable Care Act’s December 15 Enrollment Deadline

Texas LGBTs Reminded of Affordable Care Act’s December 15 Enrollment Deadline

Equality Texas is spreading the word to the LGBT community that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is still the law of the land and consumers have until December 15 to sign up for health care coverage. In an email sent out on December 3, Equality Texas CEO Chuck Smith explains, “There are more insurers than

New Program Seeks to Improve Health of Trans Texans

A collaborative effort initiated between the Texas Health Institute and the Equality Texas Foundation will work to improve the health of transgender, gender non-binary, and intersex Texans. The new program, the Texas Transgender Health Program, aims to address the fact that when compared to the general population, transgender people disproportionately lack affordable health services and

The Trans Teacher: Brandon Beck Educates Texas

When his kindergarten teacher asked the students to line up by gender, Brandon L. Beck was confused. Did he belong in the line for boys or girls? He was assigned female at birth, but preferred acting like the boys, despite the ridicule. It was the late 1970s, and very little was known about being transgender.

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