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How to Close the LGBT Health Disparities Gap (by the Center for American Progess)

How to Close the LGBT Health Disparities Gap. by the Center for American Progess

This is an excellent summary of findings on LGBT health.  One item of note from the article:  50% of Transgendered adults report suicidal ideation. You can download the full study in pdf form from the Center for American Progess website (link above).

impact of docietal biases on mental health and well-being

 

Other points made:

  • Transgender individuals are often unable to access even basic preventative and primary care due to insurance exclusions.”
  • statistics show drastically high rates of HIV/AIDS among transgender women.”

Find out about Psychotherapy when dealing with Gender variance in yourself or someone close to you.


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