Starbucks has just announced its updated trans health policy—and it’s directly in cohesion with the World Professional Association for Transgender Health’s (WPATH) recommendations. While the coffee company has offered gender-reassignment surgeries since 2012, they are now covering everything from hair-grafting to voice therapy and beyond. As Mary Emily O’Hara writes, these are “services considered vital for transgender healthcare but often listed as ‘cosmetic’ and not covered by health insurance.” Starbucks worked with their trans employees as well as WPATH in order to update their policy, and the outcome is the most inclusive, comprehensive and thoughtful in the world. Read more at Them.
Starbucks’ Transgender Health Policy is Next Level