News and Events > Science & Medical News

Nearly half of trans people have been mistreated by medical providers, report fi

(1/1)

Laura1951:
Nearly half of trans people have been mistreated by medical providers, report finds


https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-health-and-wellness/nearly-half-trans-people-mistreated-medical-providers-report-finds-rcna1695

NBC News  by Jo Yurcaba on August 18, 2021

For three years, Jesse Brace avoided getting care for their seizures after they experienced discrimination at an emergency room near their home in Lawrence, Kansas, in 2017. 

They said they told the staff that they are transgender and nonbinary, that their name is different from their legal name and that they use gender-neutral pronouns.

“They refused to even so much as acknowledge this information, and not only did they not use [my pronouns], but they also sent me home without treating me for what I went in for,” said Brace, 25. 

Navigation

[0] Message Index

Go to full version