The Pervasiveness Of Transgender Health Care Discrimination : Short Wave A new report from the Center for American Progress finds that nearly half of transgender people have experienced mistreatment at the hands of a medical provider. NBC OUT reporter Jo Yurcaba explains the long-term impacts of this discrimination, plus a few potential solutions.

"Nearly half of trans people have been mistreated by medical providers, report finds," NBC OUT

"Protecting and Advancing Health Care for Transgender Adult Communities," Center for American Progress

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The Pervasiveness Of Transgender Health Care Discrimination

The Pervasiveness Of Transgender Health Care Discrimination

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A new report from the Center for American Progress finds that nearly half of transgender people have experienced mistreatment at the hands of a medical provider. NBC OUT reporter Jo Yurcaba explains the long-term impacts of this discrimination, plus a few potential solutions.

Follow Brit (@bnhanson) and Jo (@joyurcaba) on Twitter, and email the show at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brit Hanson with help from Indi Khera. Berly McKoy checked the facts, and Gisele Grayson was the editor. Leo Del Aguila provided engineering support.