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June 13, 2013

Indian LGBT people demands more rights and less discrimination at fifth Chennai Pride

The city of Chennai in the southeastern Indian state of Tamil Nadu is hosting its fifth Pride celebration this month. 

The month-long festival this year includes media training on LGBT issues, a discussion on local TV channels, information on hormone therapy for trans people, meeting for parents of LGBT people and a Pride march on 30 June.

January 7, 2013

Investigation into doctor who treats gender reassignment patients accused of being a 'witch hunt' by NHS

A doctor who treated trans men and women seeking gender reassignment is being investigated after several patients complained about his practices.

One of the most serious complaints which prompted Britain’s General Medical Council to investigate Dr Richard Curtis was filed by a patient who had a double mastectomy and hormone therapy but later regretted the decision.

March 16, 2012

Montenegrin national healthcare now covers sex change procedures

Montenegro has joined countries like Cuba in covering gender reassignment procedures through their universal healthcare system.

The change in this Montenegrin law ensures that healthcare covers 80% of the three-step gender assignment procedure, which consists of: psychotherapy, hormone therapy, and the medical procedures in gender reassignment including changing genitalia.