How Much Does it Cost to Medically Transition?

Today, 16 states, plus Washington, D.C., require insurance to cover gender-affirming care: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. But in all other states, insurance is not required to cover gender-affirming care—so trans people and their families are stuck paying the costs.

How much does it actually cost to transition without insurance coverage? And how are trans people in unprotected states persevering? 

Dismantling Seven Abortion Myths—With Reproaction’s Shireen Shakouri

From old myths to new claims that abortion threatens endangered species through toilet water, anti-abortion disinformation is on the rise.

As we approach the one-year anniversary of Roe v. Wade being overturned, Reproaction and other abortion advocacy groups seek to fight disinformation propagated by anti-abortion advocates. Shireen Rose Shakouri, deputy director of Reproaction, joined Ms. to debunk seven myths promoted by Students For Life.