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Struggle for trans health equality

In July, we published a story about the multiple challenges Covid-19 has created for trans and nonbinary people. Over the next few months we will run a short series looking at issues affecting local transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse (trans) communities, driven by people’s lived experiences. While focusing on healthcare, we hope the stories will help shed some light on what life is like for the people actually facing these issues, challenging the stigma and lack of information which often affect their public perception.


‘Puberty blockers are safe and reversible. So why do campaigners want to deny access to them?’

I recently interviewed Jacob, a young transmasculine dad, about his experience of pausing his testosterone treatment to conceive a child with his husband. Reproductive futures...

Parenting while Trans: Jacob's story

‘Trans broken arm syndrome’: healthcare nightmare for trans people is about more than hormones

Struggle for trans health equality

‘She was just left to it’: bereaved mother slams mental health care before death of her trans daughter

Family of Alexandra Greenway, who died in 2019, say she was let down by unfit and under-pressure NHS services, and by a ‘trans-blind’ approach that leaves people’s needs unmet.

Struggle for trans health equality

Writing on the wall: why trans and nonbinary people in Bristol are speaking out

Coping with Covid

Covid-19 brings difficult times for Trans people in Bristol as government expected to ditch reforms

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