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DC orders insurers to cover sex-change surgery – Centre Daily Times

DC orders insurers to cover sex-change surgeryCentre Daily TimesWASHINGTON — Insurance companies in the District of Columbia have been ordered to stop denying coverage to transgender residents seeking gender-reassignment surgery. Mayor Vincent Gray says the new rules will end health-care discrimination …D.C. Government Announces Broad Protections For Transgender Health Care …BuzzFeedDC mayor stands by Fire […]

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Art Murmur – First Friday Oakland Shooting Focus Of Monday Meeting

The City of Oakland’s Communication’s Department sent over this recap of a Monday meeting on the Art Murmur – First Friday Shooting of two weeks ago, with Mayor Jean Quan as host, together with Deputy Mayor Sandre Swanson, City Administrator Deanna Santana, police Chief Howard Jordan, Councilmember Lynette Gibson-McElhaney, and Oakland residents and business owners. […]

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Sandre Swanson: Oakland Mayor Quan Appoints Assemblymember Deputy Mayor

Outgoing California Assemblymember Sandre Swanson was appointed Deputy Mayor of Oakland today by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan. The email announcing this popped up just five minutes ago. Sandre was one of Jean Quan’s first major supporters in her run for Mayor, and back when many others, including this blogger, didn’t think she had a chance […]