• sexually
  • The limited access applies to areas of physical health such as sexually transmitted infections and hormone replacement therapy, mental health, and preventative care. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 16 September 2013, Eliana Rubashkyn a transgender woman claimed that she was discriminated and sexually abused by the customs officers, including being subjected to invasive body searches and denied usage of a female toilet, although Hong Kong officers denied the allegations. (wikipedia.org)
  • women
  • Preventative care for transgender people includes the monitoring of risk factors that are associated with hormone replacement therapy, such as prolactin levels in transgender women and polycythemia levels in transgender men. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many other trans men and women - people who cannot identify with their birth gender and who take any of a number of steps to live as the gender they identify with - are not as fortunate. (catie.ca)
  • Anecdotally, many people involved with the trans community agree that HIV infection rates are substantially higher among trans women sex workers than among other trans groups. (catie.ca)
  • assigning subordinate to that of men health roles for women, as for service providers and service recipients Research from the UK indicates that there appears to be limited evidence available from which to draw general conclusions about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health because epidemiological studies have not incorporated sexuality as a factor in data collection. (wikipedia.org)
  • This citation is from the article Marginalised mothers: Lesbian women negotiating heteronormative healthcare services, which talks about how heteronormative rhetorics affect the way lesbian couples are viewed. (wikipedia.org)
  • access
  • Access to hormone replacement therapy has been shown to improve quality of life for people in the female-to-male community when compared to female-to-male people who do not have access to hormone replacement therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • A study on young transgender women's access to HIV treatment found that one of the main contributors to not accessing care was the use of incorrect name and pronouns. (wikipedia.org)
  • It concluded: We determined not only that there is no compelling medical reason for the ban, but also that the ban itself is an expensive, damaging and unfair barrier to health care access for the approximately 15,450 transgender personnel who serve currently in the active, Guard and reserve components. (wikipedia.org)
  • sexual
  • It is often pointed that the reason of this is heterosexism in medical care and research: "Heterosexism can be purposeful (decreased funding or support of research projects that focus on sexual orientation) or unconscious (demographic questions on intake forms that ask the respondent to rate herself or himself as married, divorced, or single). (wikipedia.org)
  • institutional barriers were identified as well, due to assumed heterosexuality, inappropriate referrals, lack of patient confidentiality, discontinuity of care, absence of LGBT-specific healthcare, lack of relevant psycho-sexual training. (wikipedia.org)
  • community
  • These safe spaces are still largely associated with the gay and lesbian community, however, and are confined to Canada's largest cities (see Highway to health ). (catie.ca)
  • lives
  • Whereas hormone replacement therapy can be obtained through something as simple as an informed consent form, sex reassignment surgery can require a supporting letter from a licensed therapist (two letters for genital surgery such as vaginoplasty or phalloplasty), hormonal treatment, and (for genital surgery) completion of a 12-month period in which the person lives full-time as their gender. (wikipedia.org)
  • come
  • With the end of the ban on openly gay service members, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James stated the ban on transgender personnel "is likely to come under review in the next year or so" in a December interview. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, parents who initially reacted with negativity and hostility may eventually come around to support their transgender children. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) Standards of Care recommend additional requirements for sex reassignment surgery when compared to hormone replacement therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first transgender American woman to undergo gender confirmation surgery (in 1952) was Christine Jorgensen, who had previously been drafted into the United States Army to serve during World War II. (wikipedia.org)
  • change
  • It may be impossible to predict a parent's reaction to the news of their child's decision to change his or her gender identity and the process can be fraught for many transgender youths. (wikipedia.org)
  • impact
  • On the positive end, behaviors such as supporting the youth's gender identity by talking about it and working to support their choice even though the parent might be uncomfortable make a significant impact on boosting the youths confidence, which works to combat health risks associated with rejection. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgery
  • Sex reassignment surgery, also known as gender reassignment surgery, has a goal of lessening dysphoria for transgender people, much like hormone replacement therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • It's a vicious cycle, because a loss of income makes it harder to follow through on the medical steps - from hormones to surgery - that make it possible for many trans people to pass. (catie.ca)
  • The surgery made front-page news with headlines such as "Ex-GI Becomes Blonde Beauty" (from the New York Daily News focusing on her prior military service. (wikipedia.org)
  • Later in May, the ban on Medicare coverage for gender reassignment surgery, which had been in place since 1981, was lifted in response to a lawsuit filed in 2013 on behalf of Denee Mallon, a 74-year-old transgender Army veteran. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • i.e. the same bodies or doctors decide whether a person can move forward in their treatment, and the subsequent processes automatically incorporate both matters. (wikipedia.org)