Transgender telemedicine use in the COVID-19 pandemic

Telemedicine services facilitated continued access to gender-affirming care services for transgender and gender diverse (TGD) youth during the COVID-19 pandemic. A new study of telemedicine services for TGD youth, which showed ...


Half of transgender patients leave home state for surgery

About half of transgender and gender-diverse patients in the United States who undergo gender-affirming genital surgery travel outside their home state to receive this care, and those who travel pay nearly 50% more in out-of-pocket ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Gender-affirming care may aid mental health in trans youth

Access to gender-affirming care is associated with improvements in mental health symptoms among transgender and nonbinary (TNB) youths, according to a study published online Feb. 25 in JAMA Network Open.