Apparently the University of Nebraska Medical Center only provides care to straight white Republicans.
Because sie* told them sie was gender queer a transplant patient with a live kidney donor was denied care.
Up to that time Mika had yet to discuss sie’s trans status probably thinking it inconsequential. But after Mika revealed sie’s trans status the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s staff became more difficult.
Mika wrote on sie’s blog
“However, this is when I told them that I identify as Mika and prefer female pronouns. Everything seemed to be okay, except for a little confusion. Until they asked me what I do in my free time and I told them that I volunteer with non-profits to work towards equality for the LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual) community and I volunteer on political campaigns and plan to help out on the Obama campaign. That is when the Transplant Coordinator Nurse told me that they are Republicans. Everything changed.”
That’s when the staff began having trouble addressing Mika with the proper pronouns.
and despite having a live Donner waiting Mika was told Sie and the downer would have to submit to extended psychoanalysis before the transplant
As ENDA sits in the corner out of fear of frivolous lawsuits the reality that we as Transgender people are considered outcasts undeserving of life saving medical care remains. Just like we are considered undeserving of housing, employment and basic services, like food, from public accommodations.
*complainants preferred gender neutral pronoun.
From the Daily Kos