The following is an excerpt from the Blade story.
In a joint statement provided to the Washington Blade in response to the HHS memorandum, the ACLU, NCLR and GLAD expressed optimism that DAB would come to the conclusion after discovery that the ban on Medicare-provided gender reassignment surgery should be lifted.
“Because the current evidence overwhelmingly shows that sex-reassignment surgeries are effective and medically necessary treatments for some individuals with gender dysphoria, we are hopeful the Board will find the exclusion is not supported,” the statement says.
It is clear they are talking about SRS but the Advocate turned this into HHS to reevaluate ban gender confirming surgeries which is from Parker Marie Molloy a transgender activist who has clearly misrepresented the intent of what the Health and Human Services means or intends to do. The case is about a 73 year old transgendered woman from Albuquerque NM. God bless her but sadly she is not the issue here. I see this as a potential issue for many younger kids and minorities that fall under Medicaid who would benefit from the ability to have SRS. Maybe we could help these kids ending up selling themselves and dying.
The problem I see is the Transgender nimrods immediately attempting to redefine this as Gender Confirmation Surgery which has always baffled me. Does cutting off your balls like Sandeen qualify? I guess in their world it does. Does a boob job qualify? Does FFS qualify? One could go on and on.
The Blade which categorizes itself as America's leading Gay News Source has it correct and reported it correctly while the Advocate has allowed a Transgender Activist to pervert the actual factual content.
The CMS link is for the previous decision to exclude transsexual surgery or SRS. Personally I am sending an email asking that the HHS reexamine this position and to cover SRS but asking the HHS to not be fooled or allow itself to be perverted by the the Transgender Activist groups that would like it to be redefined as Gender Conforming Surgery or Gender Confirmation Surgery because only a man could believe a new set of EEE boobs reassigns their gender let alone their sex.