Transgender people: health at the margins of society

  title={Transgender people: health at the margins of society},
  author={Sam De Winter and Milton Diamond and Jamison Green and Dan H. Karasic and Kevan Wylie},
  journal={The Lancet},
In this paper we examine the social and legal conditions in which many transgender people (often called trans people) live, and the medical perspectives that frame the provision of health care for transgender people across much of the world. Modern research shows much higher numbers of transgender people than were apparent in earlier clinic-based studies, as well as biological factors associated with gender incongruence. We examine research showing that many transgender people live on the… CONTINUE READING
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