Understanding Sociocultural and Psychological Factors Affecting Transgender People of Color in San Francisco

@article{BithMelander2010UnderstandingSA,
  title={Understanding Sociocultural and Psychological Factors Affecting Transgender People of Color in San Francisco},
  author={Pollie Bith-Melander and B. Sheoran and Lina Sheth and Carlos Bermudez and Jennifer Drone and Woo Wood and Kurt Schroeder},
  journal={Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care},
  year={2010},
  volume={21},
  pages={207–220}
}
&NA; This ethnographic qualitative study explored the needs of transgender people of color, including biological transitioning issues, gender and group membership identity formation, HIV, and other health issues. The sample consisted of transgender youth and adults of color in San Francisco (N = 43). Data were collected from in‐depth interviews with 20 youth and adults and focus groups with 23 individuals. The study focused on perspectives of racial and ethnic minorities from Asian/Pacific… Expand
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