What is medically necessary treatment for gender-affirming health care?

(CNN)For some, being transgender is an identity. For others, it’s a label. At its core, it’s the state of knowing that your gender is different from the one you were assigned at birth. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘health/2017/01/31/transgender-identity-jpm-orig.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_18’,theoplayer: {allowNativeFullscreen: true},adsection: […]

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The Plot Against Health Care

Medicare went through the same cycle. Before it was enacted, Ronald Reagan warned that it would bring socialism and “invade every area of freedom as we have known it in this country.” Today, Medicare has overwhelming public support, so much so that Republicans attacked the A.C.A. with the (false) claim that it would steal money […]

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SoftBank Bets on GM Cruise’s Self-Driving Car Technology: DealBook Briefing

The Fed’s censure, according to the Journal, stemmed from concerns about Deutsche Bank’s procedures for measuring its exposure to its clients and for valuing the collateral backing its loans. Regulators require efficient and accurate controls so that banks can assess their financial strength and the risks they face, especially through difficult times in the economy. […]

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Nicaraguan designer Shantall Lacayo withdraws from Miami Fashion Week amid controversy

Miami Fashion Week kicks off this week amid controversy after angry Nicaraguans and civil right activists demanded the cancellation of one fashion show. Comments demanding action flooded the event’s social sites with outrage over Nicaraguan designer Shantall Lacayo’s scheduled participation. Anger stems from the designer’s relationship with Camila Ortega Murillo, who was rumored to attend and is […]

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A Star of Islamic Fashion Falls

After her first boutique opened in Jakarta, the Indonesian capital, in 2015, Ms. Hasibuan quickly expanded internationally, with shops in Abu Dhabi and Istanbul. On social media, where she had hundreds of thousands of followers, Ms. Hasibuan flaunted her extravagant lifestyle, as if to say that being a conservative Muslim woman did not preclude luxury. […]

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