More Info for Transgender People
- Health Insurance Needs for Transgender Americans, from the Center for American Progress
- Health information for transgender people, from the Seattle/King County Health Department
- An Advocacy Guide for Trans People and Loved Ones
- Safer Sex for Bisexuals and Their Partners
- Top Ten Things Transgender People Should Discuss
- Fact Sheets for Transmen and Transwomen
- Getting Trans-Competent Care: How to Work With Your Nurse or Doctor
- Info for your providers - Providing Transgender-Inclusive Healthcare - be sure to share this with your doctor!
- The New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) has created the first public directory of transgender-sensitive providers in the New York City metropolitan area.
- Transgender Health and the Law: Identifying and Fighting Healthcare Discrimination from the Transgender Law Center
- Transgender-Inclusive Health Care Coverage and the Corporate Equality Index
- CDC Fact Sheet HIV Among Transgender People
- A note about Voice Therapy* - To change the pitch of your voice without doing damage,
you should seek out a professional known as a speech language
pathologist. Speech language pathology voice therapy services are
typically available in private clinics and hospitals. If you live near a
college, also check to see if they have a speech clinic associated with
their campus. This link (http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/TGTS/) provides some more information on the reasons for and objectives of voice therapy for transgender people. This link (http://www.asha.org/proserv/) will help you find a speech language pathologist in your area (but there may be some not listed here too!). Be
sure to ask whether the speech language pathologist has done therapy
with transgender people before in order to open up communication on the
topic and to ensure that you would be comfortable receiving therapy in
that location. *Special thanks to Kara Smith MS '11, Ithaca College Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology graduate program, for providing this information.