Short Wave

The Pervasiveness Of Transgender Health Care Discrimination

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A new report from the Center for American Progress finds that nearly half of transgender people have experienced mistreatment at the hands of a medical provider. NBC OUT reporter Jo Yurcaba explains the long-term impacts of this discrimination, plus a few potential solutions.

"Nearly half of trans people have been mistreated by medical providers, report finds," NBC OUT

"Protecting and Advancing Health Care for Transgender Adult Communities," Center for American Progress

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Episode 483

by NPR