FINA updates transgender girls guidelines

The brand new coverage solely permits swimmers who transitioned earlier than age 12 to compete in girls’s occasions.

BUDAPEST, Hungary — World swimming’s governing physique has successfully banned transgender girls from competing in girls’s occasions, beginning Monday.

FINA members broadly adopted a brand new “gender inclusion coverage” on Sunday that solely permits swimmers who transitioned earlier than age 12 to compete in girls’s occasions. The group additionally proposed an “open competitors class.”

“This isn’t saying that individuals are inspired to transition by the age of 12. It’s what the scientists are saying, that should you transition after the beginning of

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Transgender individuals report years of battles for medical health insurance protection

Alejandra Caraballo, 30, spent three years and numerous hours after work — which “felt like a second part-time job” at occasions — placing collectively lots of of paperwork to get her medical health insurance to cowl her facial feminization surgical procedure. 

She even deliberate to sue her nonprofit employer, the New York Authorized Help Group, or NYLAG, and the insurance coverage firm it used, UnitedHealthcare, within the spring of 2019 for denying the protection. 

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“My very own shoppers at NYLAG have been getting it coated below Medicaid, no concern,” she mentioned. “And I, having personal insurance

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