transgender rights http://wamc.org en Gay Rights Advocates Laud CT Insurance Bulletin http://wamc.org/post/gay-rights-advocates-laud-ct-insurance-bulletin <p>HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A New England gay rights organization is praising Connecticut's Department of Insurance for informing insurers they must pay "covered expenses" for treatment related to a patient's gender transition.</p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 80673 at http://wamc.org Gay Rights Advocates Laud CT Insurance Bulletin NY Comptroller Pushes Transgender Corporate Rights http://wamc.org/post/ny-comptroller-pushes-transgender-corporate-rights <p>Stockholders of Texas-based oil giant ExxonMobil are set to vote Wednesday on a proposed company policy to ban discrimination against gay or transgender workers, a resolution pushed by New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.</p><p>The comptroller&#39;s office says it has used the influence it has from investing the $150 billion state pension fund&#39;s stock portfolio to help persuade 27 other big corporations to adopt new anti-discrimination policies. Previous attempts with ExxonMobil have failed.</p> Mon, 28 May 2012 11:17:01 +0000 39894 at http://wamc.org NY Comptroller Pushes Transgender Corporate Rights