Many transgender Americans have been cut off from essential hormones, surgeries, and support.
A recent study reporting treatment that allowed a trans woman to breastfeed is only the beginning of a coming wave of long overdue trans healthcare research, experts say.
She was able to breastfeed exclusively for six weeks.
Sometimes the discrimination trans people experience in a healthcare setting discourages them from ever coming back.
Chase Strangio, an ACLU attorney who has worked for years to secure Manning's access to gender-affirming treatments and measures while imprisoned, tells us what last Tuesday's news meant for him and for her, and what's next.
Because even with insurance coverage, the out-of-pocket costs can total in the thousands.
The stigma against trans men's health, coupled with misinformation, makes attaining adequate care incredibly difficult. We talked to trans guys and leading health experts to unpack the status of this under-researched issue.
It's almost 2016 and chronically ill patients can now choose to end their own life, but women in PEI still can't get an abortion.