Racial and Ethnic Differences in Experiences of Discrimination in Accessing Health Services Among Transgender People in the United States

@inproceedings{Kattari2015RacialAE,
  title={Racial and Ethnic Differences in Experiences of Discrimination in Accessing Health Services Among Transgender People in the United States},
  author={Shanna K. Kattari and N. Eugene Walls and Darren L Whitfield and Lisa Langenderfer-Magruder},
  year={2015}
}
Transgender/gender-nonconforming (GNC) individuals experience discrimination at high rates, including 19% in one study who reported having been refused medical care based on the their transgender/GNC identity. These individuals may also experience a lack of respect from medical personnel, a dearth of culturally competent knowledge and medical information around their medical needs, and concerns with safety when accessing medical care. Additionally, people of color experience higher levels of… CONTINUE READING

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