Transition-Related Care is Tax Deductible

How’s that for good news for an upcoming tax season? The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has affirmed that transgender people can deduct their hormone therapy and sex reassignment surgery expenses. This announcement indicates that the IRS will follow the U.S.… Continue Reading

Trans Tax

In a sense, this article about how Pakistan is hiring trans people to shame people into paying their taxes gives you a better idea of how hjira are viewed in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh. In a bid for a solution —… Continue Reading

Pretty Green

An article by, which I found via BlogHer, and via Sarah, tell us the truth about what it means for women to spend so much money on our looks: More money on mascara means less money donated to politicians… Continue Reading

US Tax Court Rules GID Expenses Deductible

From TaxProf Blog: In a long-awaited decision, a fractured (8-5-3) Tax Court today ruled in O’Donnabhain v. Commissioner, 134 T.C. No. 4 (Feb. 2, 2010), that male-to-female gender reassignment surgery qualifies as a deductible medical expense under § 213, reversing the… Continue Reading