The World’s Biggest Health Organization May Do Something Big to Help the Trans Community | Mother Jones

The World’s Biggest Health Organization May Do Something Big to Help the Trans Community | Mother Jones:

According to the study, published this week as part of a research series on gaps in transgender health, most doctors have no training on trans-specific care like hormone therapy and sex reassignment surgery. That leaves them lacking the ability to treat patients interested in transitioning. But perhaps the biggest barrier to care transgender people currently face is social stigma and judgment, which prevents doctors from accepting trans patients in the first place.

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