Many midwives want to be prepared in how to care for all patients.
Providing appropriate care for both cisgender women and trans and nonbinary people need not be mutually exclusive.
Our study on the spread of the monkeypox virus included data from 15 countries.
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Sexual transmission was suspected in around 90% of transgender women patients but only in 61% of cisgender women and non-binary patients.
Achieving equity in global health requires addressing the root sources of inequity.
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While gender-affirming health care is essential to the well-being of trans people, access to quality services varies significantly by geographic region and social context.
Diane Rodríguez and her husband, Zack Elias, are a trans couple in Ecuador.
Testosterone therapy is often essential for the health and well-being of transmasculine people. The choice to stop it to pursue pregnancy can be a difficult one.
Research on pain during sex often excludes LGBTQ+ people, which limits ideas about the bodies and identities of people who have this type of pain to the experiences of cisgender individuals.
Pain during sex is common, but research on the topic focuses on a narrow heterosexual, cisgender definition of sex, excluding lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer people’s experiences.
Gender-affirming care and social support can help trans youth thrive.
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A wealth of evidence supports the protective mental health effects of gender-affirming care, despite ongoing legislation that asserts otherwise.
Trans baby boomers typically began living in their affirmed gender around age 50. For millennials, it’s age 22.
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The survey also found that trans people who live in their affirmed gender report experiencing less stigma, anxiety and depression.
Protester holding a transgender flag sign encouraging social distancing at Trans Pride 2020 in London.
Trying to get help for gender dysphoria is rigorous and stressful for young people and their families, it shouldn’t be this way.