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Pooja Gehi, Esq.
Pooja Gehi, Esq., began working at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project in November 2005. At SRLP, she represents low-income and/or of-color transgender, intersex and gender-nonconforming people in the areas of immigration, discrimination and attaining appropriate identification, benefits, Medicaid and name changes.

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In Defense of Basic Health Care for Transgender New Yorkers

21 Comments | Posted October 14, 2011 | 05:47 PM (EST)

Recently the New York Post incited concern over the much-overstated prospect of New York "taxpayers [footing] the bill for transgender residents to get 'sexual-reassignment surgery.'" The reality is that the proposal by members of the Health Disparities Committee of the New York Medicaid Redesign Team to repeal a discriminatory provision...

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