Exemptions from funding cuts are needed to ensure trans and non-binary people can get medical care.
The closure of the virtual Connect-Clinic means fewer trans and non-binary people will get the vital health-care services they need.
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.
Transgender people of color face more than their share of discrimination and violence.
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Being both trans and a person of color comes with a unique set of challenges. Collectively working toward overcoming these barriers is one way this community fights for survival.
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.
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Trans and non-binary people often avoid seeing a doctor because they fear discrimination. Health professionals need better training to provide gender-affirming care.
A commonly cited statistic that 60 to 90 percent of gender dysphoric children grow up not to be transgender is based on studies that are deeply flawed.
‘Rapid-onset gender dysphoria’ suggests children are being persuaded into transgender identities before they know what that means. This theory is best explained by transphobia and research study biases.