Over the last decade, as activists started pushing colleges to accommodate transgender students, they first raised only basic issues, like recognizing a name change or deciding who could use which bathrooms.If private schools want their plans to offer this, that's their business. But the University of California system, which I subsidize with my tax dollars? Are you kidding me?
But the front lines have shifted fast, particularly at the nation's elite colleges, and a growing number are offering students health insurance plans with coverage for gender reassignment surgery.
No college or university offered such treatment just six years ago, but when Brown University said last week that its student health plan would be extended to cover sex-change surgery beginning in August, advocates for transgender students said Brown would become the 36th college to do so.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Should Universities Really Have Anything To Do With This?
My answer is "no":