In this narrative review, we aim to comprehensively summarize health considerations for transgender women and identify transgender women-related research areas that will provide answers to remaining unknowns surrounding trans women’s health.
Compared with older and white participants, younger black, Latina, Asian, and other/mixed race transgender (trans) women reported earlier experiences of sexual debut, transfeminine identity disclosure to others, sexual debut as trans, transfeminine identity expression in public, and integration of hormone use.
“Emirhan, did you hear that Cerrahpaşa no longer do our surgeries?”.
And other problems still faced by society's transgender people
Barriers to accessing appropriate and culturally competent care contribute to health disparities in transgender persons, such as increased rates of certain types of cancer, substance abuse, mental health conditions, infections, and chronic diseases.
The rainbow community is welcoming a funding boost for gender reassignment surgery, saying it will make a big difference to many transgender lives. The waiting list for surgery is about 50 years.
In 2015, the country enacted a widely celebrated law enshrining rights for transgender people, making it one of Asia’s most progressive countries. But the bill to enforce that law has still not been passed, continuing the legal and medical confusion as well as discrimination faced by the community
When Sarah Spiegel was in her first year at New York Medical College in 2016, she sat in a lecture hall watching a BuzzFeed video about what it’s like to be an intersex or a transgender person.
$1.5M gift kick-starts Sexual, Gender Minority Health Equity Initiative at Medical School
Clinic will offer multi-disciplinary services
Portugal’s president has blocked a bill which would have made it easier for teenagers to change their gender identity on official documents.
We live in a society where sex itself is taboo and a barely talked about subject. Also in Indian society, we rarely talk about transmen and talking about our sexual lives is something that never happens.