The Campus Union for Trans* Equality & Support (also known as CUT*ES) has advocated on behalf of adding trans*-inclusive healthcare for the past several months and today the Board of Trustees officially passed the new healthcare plan, which is complete with trans*inclusive healthcare!
Both hormones and gender confirmation surgery will be entirely covered—so the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is providing it’s students with free hormones and surgery for all who elect to have these life-saving treatments.
THIS IS HUGE.
As a UIUC alum and future student in their School of Social Work, I couldn’t be prouder of my cuties over at CUT*ES and I also couldn’t be more proud to be a member of this campus community.
Here is more information!
Trans* Equality Illinois Website