LGBTQIA, Transgender

The insurance battle for gender-affirming care – CNN

The insurance battle for gender-affirming care – CNN:

“I was trying to drink myself to death to escape who I was,” she said. “I wasn’t allowed to be myself, so I didn’t want to be anyone else.”

Then, at 35, she realized what she needed to do to be herself: accept that she’s transgender and live openly as the woman she always knew she was.

To do that, she said, she had to “fix” her body. But after the battle with herself came the battle with insurers.

Advertisements
Standard

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s