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Transgender patients face uphill battle for care amid discrimination, doctor shortage

Even today, obstacles to health care remain for the estimated 1.4 million adults in the United States who identify as transgender – in large part because of the lack of medical professionals who themselves are transgender and the discrimination patients face from other practitioners.... Read more»

Transgender advocates applaud transfer of detainees, temporary shutdown of criticized ICE facility

For more than two years, advocates for transgender people have alleged mistreatment of migrant detainees in New Mexico. Late last month, they say, their efforts partially paid off when ICE temporarily closed the facility and transferred 27 transgender women to other detention centers. ... Read more»

Proposed Arizona law would ban transgender female students from women’s sports

Female transgender students could be restricted from competing in Arizona sports under a new proposed bill. If voted in, the new state law would require interscholastic and intramural leagues to classify sports specifically.... Read more»