Tag: health care

Going to the doctor?

| Jun 18, 2018 | Reply

Dana Bevan has been asked to write a science book for doctors and other providers to help treat transgender patients. Her first step before writing a single word was to go out and assess the current state of health care provider/transpatient encounters. Her post today consists of three sections (1) State of provider education, (2) State of healthcare for non-transitioning transgender people (3) State of healthcare for transitioning transgender people.

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New Federal Civil Rights Rules Protect Gender Transition

| Sep 26, 2016 | Reply

Marc Mitnick writes about the new federal civil rights rules that protect a trans person’s right to transition. In the past health care providers have been turning away trans patients or treating them badly. Now with new regulations from the federal government any health care providers who receive federal money to subsidize their services must no discriminate against patients who fall into several categories, including being trans. Marc has all the details in his post today.

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