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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.  (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/GettyImages)

Gay Rights Activists Praise Insurance Mandate For Gender Transitions

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.

12/26/2013

A woman prepares to breastfeed her child. (Photo by ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images)

Sexuality, Biology, And America’s Relationship With The Female Body

A panel of experts debate the existence of American societal discomfort with the biology of the female body and the potential negative implications of national discourse on the matter.

08/29/2013

File photo of a person holding a beer. (Photo by DMITRY KOSTYUKOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Inebriated Men More Likely To Be Described Using Exaggerated, Negative Terminology

A recently published study has found that intoxicated men are more likely to be described using terms such as “hammered” or wasted,” while women under the influence of a large quantity of alcohol are more commonly referred to as “tipsy” or “buzzed.”

07/17/2013

File photo of girls and boys in a classroom. (Photo by PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Young Girls Think They Have Fewer Career Options Than Boys

A recent study found that young girls don’t feel they have as many career options as boys do.

11/05/2012

UConn Updates Anti-Discrimination Policies

Connecticut’s flagship university has updated its policies to prohibit discrimination against people who choose to live as the sex in which they were not born, or who have changed genders.

11/11/2011

Cigna Employee Files Gender-Bias Lawsuit

An employee of Cigna Healthcare Inc. has filed a $100 million federal lawsuit claiming the health insurer engages in a widespread pattern of gender discrimination and harassment against women.

03/03/2011

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