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.
It’s been over a decade since Malaysia Walker’s life started a new course.
To the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of WPATH,
When it comes to understanding transgender health, there are vast knowledge gaps, according to presenters at a congressional briefing hosted by the Endocrine Society.
More proof, trying to claim desistance as an excuse to deny trans people proper care isn’t based on research, just bigotry and ignorance.
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.
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.
“Transgender patients often travel long distances and pay more for less-than-competent medical care. But as doctors embrace virtual treatment models, those problems may soon be obsolete.”