Trans Kids in the US Were Seeking Treatment Decades Before Today’s Political Battles Over Access to Health Care

These kids faced tremendous obstacles in a world where the word "transgender" didn't even exist

Your Health

The Other Side of the Rainbow

Coming out to my family as transgender helped me find inner peace

Self-Care & Mental Health

‘I Just Feel Like Myself’: A Nonbinary Child in Their Own Words

Nonbinary refers to people who don't see themselves as strictly male or female, or people who move between genders

Your Health

Danica Roem Is Transcending Gender

Virginia's first transgender lawmaker is making it harder to deny that trans rights are human rights

Your Body

Barriers to Care: Head and Neck Cancer

From getting a diagnosis to finding care, head and neck cancer can be difficult to manage

Created With Support

How Parents Can Support a Child Who Comes out as Trans – by Conquering Their Own Fears, Following Their Child’s Lead and Tolerating Ambiguity

Studies show that family acceptance or rejection has a big impact on a trans child's mental health and happiness

Your Health

Syphilis Cases in California Drive a Record-Setting Year for STDs Nationwide

Dating apps and drug use are contributing factors, and the epidemic is reaching babies, too

Sexual Health

The Price of Period Poverty

Too many people who menstruate struggle to afford period products

Your Health

Trans Day of Visibility Offers Chance for Community to Stand in Solidarity and Support

The pandemic has made it difficult for trans people to support one another in person, or celebrate important physical changes with friends

Your Care

Advocates View Health Care as Key to Driving LGBTQ Rights Conversation

Surveys show that about one-third of transgender people have been refused treatment or suffered verbal or physical abuse from a medical provider

Access & Affordability

You’re Never Too Old to Get an STD

One of our experts discusses why older Americans are contracting sexually transmitted diseases — and why it matters.

Sexual Health

Accessing Competent Health Care as a Trans Woman

The system defines me as an anomaly, but I'm learning to take responsibility for my own health.

Real Women, Real Stories

Healthcare Access for Transgender Women

Health care is complicated for everyone, but trans women face extra hurdles

Your Care