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College Health Plans Beginning To Accomodate Transgender Students

The New York Times: College Health Plans Respond As Transgender Students Gain Visibility
Over the last decade, as activists started pushing colleges to accommodate transgender students, they first raised only basic issues, like recognizing a name change or deciding who could use which bathrooms. But the front lines have shifted fast, particularly at the nation's elite colleges, and a growing number are now offering students health insurance plans with coverage for gender reassignment surgery (Perez-Pena, 2/12).

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