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Transgender activist seeks 'one-stop' healthcare option in L.A.
Transgender activist seeks 'one-stop' healthcare option in L.A.

Transgender equality is fast becoming a catchphrase among civil rights supporters. But in Los Angeles, many transgender people still can't see a doctor in a way that is dignified and convenient. Hurdles to healthcare are among the largest problems facing the transgender community nationwide. In Los Angeles and nationally, transgender women are disproportionately affected by HIV. Many doctors decline to treat transgender people or have little understanding of their specific healthcare needs. Interacting with other patients can be difficult for transgender people as well. Amaya Perez-Brumer is a sociologist at Columbia University in New York who is studying transgender access to...

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