The cost of being transgender: where socio-economic status, global health care systems, and gender identity intersect

  title={The cost of being transgender: where socio-economic status, global health care systems, and gender identity intersect},
  author={Julie M. Koch and Chris/Tine McLachlan and Cornelius J. Victor and Jess Westcott and Christina Yager},
  journal={Psychology \& Sexuality},
  pages={103 - 119}
ABSTRACT Around the globe, trans and gender diverse people have a wide range of access to health care, psychological as well as physical, that is unique to their home country’s context. Some of the contributing factors are nations’ health care systems, laws and policies surrounding discrimination, adequate resources, and under-trained health care professionals. Unfortunately, inability or difficulty in accessing transition related health care and support leads to negative impacts on mental… 

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