New York Will Now Mandate Insurance Cover Surgeries For Transgender Men Like This One

December 12, 2014 7:48 PM

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2013 was an incredible year for transgender actress and activist Laverne Cox. Not only did her groundbreaking "Orange Is The New Black" role launch her to superstardom, but Cox continued to be a a voice for the voiceless when it comes to transgender issues, particularly those pertaining to women of color. Among a landslide of other honors throughout the course of the year, the transgender pioneer received the "Reader's Choice Award" at this year's OUT 100.

Following her trial for leaking classified government documents, Chelsea Manning sent shockwaves through the nation when she announced her transgender identity and asked for the public's support. "As I transition into this next phase of my life, I want everyone to know the real me," Manning said in ...

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