New and Exciting Policies and Resources
World Professional Association on Transgender Health (WPATH) , Standards of Care, Version 7. Released September, 2011.
Primary Care Protocols Project of the Center for Excellenc on Transgender Health, University of California, San Francisco. Protocols Project, launched in April 2011.
In the summer of 2008, both the American Medical Association and American Psychological Association passed ground-breaking resolutions affirming the legitimacy of treatments for transgender patients and the necessity for insurance coverage by both private and public insurance providers.
Below are those resolutions:
American Psychological Association, Aug 2008 Resolution on Transgender, Gender Identity and Gender Expression Discrimination.
American Medical Association, June 2008 Resolution 122 "Removing Financial Barriers to Care for Transgender Patients"
GLAD Fact-sheet on AMA Resolution 122