ACLU of Washington Sues Swedish Health for Breach of Settlement for Failing to Improve Transgender Health Services
The ACLU of Washington on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Swedish Health Services for refusing to meet the terms of a settlement agreement designed to end the hospital system’s discriminatory practices and improve health care access for transgender patients.
Some call it CHOP, some call it CHAZ, and no one knows quite what it is. But one thing is clear in a blocks-large swath of Capitol Hill: a community is taking shape.
A group called the “Women’s Liberation Front” booked the Microsoft auditorium at the library for an event that critics say is anti-transgender. It has many people calling for the library to cancel the event.
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan will no longer deny chest reconstruction procedures for transgender women, according to the state.
This action challenges the constitutionality of an official federal policy of discrimination against transgender people regarding military service.
Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN today filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Trump administration’s ban on military service by transgender individuals.
The Seattle nonprofit is a plaintiff in one of two new lawsuits against the ban.
The administration said Wednesday that states should decide whether trans students should be allowed to use school bathrooms that match their gender identity, reversing guidelines issued by then President Obama.
The protest at Sea-Tac Saturday could become a common scene in Seattle.
With the Trump administration imminent, trans people are scrambling to get their papers in order.