Transgender

The staggering costs of being transgender in the US, where even patients with health insurance can face six-figure bills

The staggering costs of being transgender in the US…

The cost of medical treatments can add up to more than $100,000, and they’re often not covered by health insurance.

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LGBT, Transgender

Fact-Checking Common Myths on Transition-Related Care for Trans People | American Civil Liberties Union

Fact-Checking Common Myths on Transition-Related Care for Trans People | American Civil Liberties Union:

Dashir Moore, a transgender man from Georgia, wanted a fresh start in life. So at the age of 31, he packed up and moved to Colorado, a state that offered both a great lifestyle and trans healthcare. He hoped he could finally be himself.

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Transgender

Petition · World Professional Association for Transgender Health: Open letter to WPATH opposing the undemocratic election process for officers · Change.org

Petition · World Professional Association for Transgender Health: Open letter to WPATH opposing the undemocratic election process for officers · Change.org:

To the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of WPATH,

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Medical News, Transgender

The Amsterdam Cohort of Gender Dysphoria Study (1972-2015): Trends in Prevalence, Treatment, and Regrets. – Semantic Scholar

More proof, trying to claim desistance as an excuse to deny trans people proper care isn’t based on research, just bigotry and ignorance.

 

The Amsterdam Cohort of Gender Dysphoria Study (1972-2015): Trends in Prevalence, Treatment, and Regrets. – Semantic Scholar:

To study the current prevalence of gender dysphoria, how frequently gender-affirming treatments are performed, and the number of people experiencing regret of this treatment.

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Transgender

Transgender Health Care By Telemedicine : Shots – Health News : NPR

Transgender Health Care By Telemedicine : Shots – Health News : NPR:

Ten percent of transgender people said they had been personally discriminated against when going to a doctor or health clinic, according to a 2017 poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. And 22 percent of transgender people say they have avoided a doctor or seeking health care out of concern that they would be discriminated against.

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