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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Lambda Legal Sues Doctor and Clinic for Denying Medical Care to Transgender Woman

Lambda Legal filed a lawsuit on behalf of Naya Taylor, a trans woman in Mattoon, IL, denied medical care after she requested hormone replacement therapy. "The provisions of the Affordable Care Act are clear: doctors receiving federal funds cannot discriminate in providing patient care just because a person is transgender." This is a very important and precedent-setting lawsuit.

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