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StarConnecticut Becomes Fifth State to Require Transgender Medical Coverage News item summary US (CT) 31 DEC
• Connecticut Insurance Department: Gender Identity Nondiscrimination Requirements Bulletin 1C-37 PDF 1.49MB, 20 DEC 13

StarObama signs bill for HIV organ donation News item summary US (DC) 21 NOV

StarLegal advice behind Edwin Poots' gay blood donor ban stays a secret News item summary UK (NI) 15 NOV
• Decision Notice: Department of Health and Social Security and Public Safety v. The Information Commissioner EA/2013/0081 PDF 38.33kb, 11 OCT 13

StarBill lifting ban on HIV organ donation heads to President for signature News item summary US (DC) 13 NOV

StarCourt upholds the ban on anti-gay conversion therapy News item summary US (NJ) 09 NOV

StarJudge rules Edwin Poots' ban on gay blood donors is irrational and he breached ministerial code over issue News item summary UK (NI) 12 OCT
• Judgment: JR65's Application 2013 NIQB 101, 11 OCT 13

StarGay couples in California to receive same access to insurance for fertility treatments as straights News item summary US (CA) 11 OCT

StarHHS Offers Benefits, Joint Placement to Married LGBT Seniors on Medicare News item summary US (DC) 29 AUG

StarCourt upholds law banning therapy to change sexual orientation News item summary US (CA) 29 AUG
• Opinion: David H Pickup et. al. v. Edmund G Brown et. al. No. 12-17681 PDF 170.29kb, 29 AUG 13

StarNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie signs into law a ban on 'gay conversion' therapy for minors News item summary US (NJ) 19 AUG

StarSame-sex pair's loss of consortium claim denied News item summary US (PA) 29 JUL

StarNinth Circuit Dismisses Appeal in Golinski DOMA Case News item summary US (CA) 24 JUL
• Order: K Golinski v. United States Office of Personnel Management No. 12-15388 PDF 60.19kb, 23 JUL 13

StarGender Discrimination to removed from Medicare News item summary AU (FED) 24 JUL

StarLebanon Says: Being Gay Is Not a Disease and Needs No Treatment News item summary LB 12 JUL

StarGay 'cure' bill withdrawn before vote in Parliament News item summary BR 03 JUL

StarNew Jersey Ban on Conversion Therapy Passes; Awaits Christie's Signature News item summary US (NJ) 28 JUN

StarLawmakers approve bill which would remove ban on 'gay cure' therapy News item summary BR 19 JUN

StarNew Jersey Moves One Step Closer to Banning 'Ex-Gay' Therapy News item summary US (NJ) 14 JUN

StarJudge Won't Toss Benefits for Same-Sex Partners News item summary US (TX) 24 MAY

StarLifetime ban on blood donations by gay men lifted in Canada News item summary CA 22 MAY

StarLandmark case for intersex rights: parents sue over surgery News item summary US (SC) 15 MAY
• Summons: M.C. v. Medical University of South Carolina 2013CP400-2877 PDF 2.64MB, 14 MAY 13
• Complaint: M.C. v. Aaronson 2:13-cv-01303-DCN PDF 193.98kb, 14 MAY 13

StarBenefits approved for same-sex partners of MPs News item summary IT 14 MAY

StarMiami Beach Passes Tax Ordinance for Same-Sex Couples News item summary US (FL) 09 MAY

StarWith same-sex marriage now available, state to end benefits for domestic partners News item summary US (MD) 03 MAY

StarInsurers in Vermont Will Now Cover Gender Reassignment Surgery News item summaryUS (VT) 30 APR
• Insurance Bulletin No. 174: Guidance Regarding Prohibited Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity … 22 APR 13

StarCalifornia Bans Health Insurance Discrimination Against Trans Patients News item summary US (CA) 10 APR

StarColorado Health Insurance Providers Can't Discriminate on Orientation, Gender Identity News item summary US (CO) 26 MAR
• Bulletin No. B-4.49: Insurance Unfair Practices Act Prohibitions on Discrimination Based Upon Sexual Orientation [2013] EWHC 651 PDF 123.5kb, 18 MAR 13

StarStarGay 'cure' London bus advert ban ruled 'not illegal' News item summary UK 22 MAR
• Judgment: Core Issue Trust v. Transport for London [2013] EWHC 651 PDF 509.09kb, 22 MAR 13

StarGay conversion therapy ban passed by Senate committee New Jersey News item summary US (NJ) 19 MAR

StarVermont House passes same-sex health coverage bill News item summary US (VT) 18 MAR
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StarMichigan court upholds policy allowing healthcare benefits to partners of gay state employees News item summary US (MI) 09 JAN
• Opinion: Attorney-General v. Civil Service Commission &Ors No. 306685 PDF 27.66kb, 07 JAN 13

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