“I’ve never understood the idea in society that people should be ashamed of differences like this.”
That a wealthy YouTuber had to step in to provide access to a quick surgery is dystopian, but that may have been the point.
The company's new RxPass service is its latest foray into providing healthcare, after buying One Medical for $3.9 billion.
“No woman should ever be denied access to healthcare on the grounds of ‘virginity’,” the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists said after a VICE World News investigation led to more than 200 people saying they'd experienced similar issues.
VICE World News has spoken to women who say healthcare professionals told them they couldn’t receive internal examinations because they weren’t sexually active, going against ultrasound guidelines in Britain.
Across the gender spectrum, some patients are looking for mixed sets of genitals, or none at all. Actually receiving this affirming care isn't easy.
“In those 2 a.m. moments in the middle of the night, will you know what you need to do to save someone's life?”
“It's the first time in my life I was denied care by a medical professional.”
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This deal marks one of the biggest purchases made since Beijing’s anti-monopoly crackdown on tech companies started, in late 2020.
VICE News spoke to 10 researchers who weren’t aware their work was being used for Florida's anti-trans agenda—and said it’s being misrepresented.