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Transgender/Non-Binary Find It More Difficult to Access Mental Health Care


Another barrier for transgender and non-binary minorities: getting mental-health help

Market Watch By Drew Angerer on December 7, 2020

Transgender and non-binary racial and ethnic minorities experience “significant discrimination” in mental-health care access, suggests a new report distributed by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

African-American and Hispanic people who are transgender or non-binary — especially non-binary African Americans and Hispanic transgender women — encounter discrimination when they try to access mental-health care appointments, according to results from the first wave of a still-ongoing study by researchers at Tulane, Texas A&M, American and Georgia State Universities.


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