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ACA Won't Really Cover Trans Surgery

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 30
The transgender community championed A.C.A.'s coverage of transgender surgery, but in reality, they pay only a small amount, and may not offer talented physicians.

Top Ten Tips for Transgender Health

HEALTH | Jan 7
Dr. Sherman Leis, founder of The Philadelphia Center for Transgender Surgery has identified 10 important trends that will affect America and its transgender community in 2014.

New Pre-Surgery Protocols for Transgender Teens

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 21
The Philadelphia Center for Transgender Surgery’s founder Dr. Sherman Leis says that as people come to terms with gender dysphoria earlier, new surgery protocols are needed for trans teens.

Philly Facility Pioneers Gender ’Transition’ Surgery

LOCAL | By Andrew Clark | Jan 15
Rather than travel abroad for expensive surgery or taking risks with self-administered work, the transgender community can turn to Dr. Sherman Leis, a world-renowned surgeon and the founder of The Philadelphia Center for Transgender Surgery.

20 New and Notable Philly Attractions for 2013

Dec 23
If you haven’t updated your Philadelphia guide lately, you might be missing some major new museums and attractions. Over the past few years, the region welcomed some destination-defining-and trip-defining-attractions.

Furor Rises as Proposition 35 Targets Trans and Sex Workers

LOCAL | By Holly Grigg-Spall | Nov 22
The seemingly innocuous California legislation aimed at harsher sentences for human traffickers has raised a furor, after LGBT activists note that it will unfairly impact trans youth and sex workers.

Philly Debuts Three New LGBT Trip Tips

Apr 10
The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC) recently debuted content on Foursquare, Foodspotting and Pinterest for LGBT travelers planning a trip to Philadelphia or residents who want to get to know their city better.

More Than 2,000 Attend Philadelphia Trans Health Conference

LOCAL | By Louis Finley | Jun 7
This year’s Philadelphia Trans Health Conference drew more than 2,000 people from across the country to the Pennsylvania Convention Center on June 2-4.

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