The Trump administration’s horrendous record on LGBTQ rights is well-documented: It has worked to erase LGBTQ people from civil rights protections; it has attacked brave transgender service members and veterans; it has undermined civil rights protections for transgender students; it has treated LGBTQ asylum seekers fleeing persecution with cruelty; and it has lavished praise on some of the dictators who regard LGBTQ … More Is Trump Still Trying To Manipulate Us?
The solution, according to panelists at a session sponsored by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, involves gathering more data to help identify specific health needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) population, along with educating health professionals so they better understand that there are differences in care needs, and that … More Even Harvard Said It!
“Many trans people simply don’t have access to the basic healthcare that the rest of us take for granted — things like cervical smears are often things that trans men are not able to access. Trans people in some parts of the country could already be facing a wait of up to four years for … More Safe, Supported and Happy
Hedda Martin, a patient of Spectrum Health in Michigan, applied to be a candidate for a heart transplant. She then received a letter from her healthcare provider denying her candidacy due to the need for a “more secure financial plan.” The hospital suggested that she should independently raise $10,000 for “immunosuppressive medication coverage” and admitted that “costs … More Healthcare Should Be a Right