transgender health care

Courtesy of Dr. Sara Baumann / Pitt Public Health

A new documentary about a local transgender musician’s reproductive health will be shown Thursday night at the Frick Fine Arts building. The screening is an example of a new way to think about public health research: through the visual medium of film.

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Suicidal thoughts are a common occurrence among transgender teens, according to a new study from the University of Pittsburgh. About 85 percent of the 1,134 transgender adolescents surveyed said they’d experienced serious suicidal thoughts.

Ben Carmichael / Concord Academy

Medical and mental health care for transgender people is improving, but still has a ways to go. 

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Barriers continue to exist for transgender people seeking medical treatment, according to experts who spoke at a conference Monday called, "Becoming a Trans Knowledgeable Provider."