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LGBT Health: What you need to know about transgender health

Posted on April 1st, 2010 by IMPACT in Uncategorized. No Comments

Like members of all types of groups, transgender individuals have unique health needs. An understanding of, and sensitivity to, these needs is necessary for supporting the health of the transgender community. Get informed with this list of the Top Ten Things Transgender Persons Should Discuss with their Healthcare Provider, courtesy of the Gay & Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA).

Understanding the health needs of transgender people requires research that includes them. If you are a health researcher, consider these recommendations for inclusive data collection from the Center of Excellence for Transgender HIV Prevention.

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