My country tis of thee…sweet land of liberty….for everyone but me…
“We are able see in real time that policy debates don’t take place in a vacuum,” Sam Ames, the executive director of Trans Lifeline, told Teen Vogue. “They have direct and immediate impacts on real lives.”
Transgender Americans’ access to health care is being jeopardized by the current presidency—but, today, an NPR article shows just what that looks like.
Three years ago, the outlook for transgender people in America was optimistic: Time Magazine announced the “Transgender Tipping Point” in May of 2014, as pop culture milestones and minor LEGAL victories were falling into place at a pace that suggested more substantial victories would not be far behind.
When Dr. Maurice Garcia was a young surgical intern in San Francisco in the early 2000s, he regularly encountered transgender patients who had horror stories about their encounters with doctors.