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Creating Equal Access to Quality Health Care for Transgender Patients: Transgender-Affirming Hospital Policies

November 2013 | Lambda Legal, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, New York City Bar Association

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"Improvements in policies and practices, together with greater transgender competency on the part of health care personnel, will make hospitals truly welcoming for transgender people, rather than places to be feared."

This publication is designed to assist hospitals to not only align with the best practices in the field for transgender patients but also to comply with legal and regulatory mandates. The new publication also helps answer a number of questions about trans patients, outlines how to reduce insensitivity and bias, and addresses issues such as bathroom access and registration procedures. The policies are styled in a general format that can be tailored to the needs of individual hospitals and other service providers.


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