Patient name: Leigh
In today’s episode, S. Leigh Thompson talks about the hurdles to diagnosis he's faced as a trans person with complex health issues, healthcare insecurity, getting around the city with mobility limitations, and navigating society with invisible disabilities.
In the bonus episode we talk intersectionality, the spectrum of ability and access, disclosure, hormones, and the potential for allyship between the the trans and disability communities.
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Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
"What You Need to Know About the ACA's Trans Protections” from the Advocate
Know Your Rights | Healthcare from the National Center for Transgender Equality
Information on Transgender Health for healthcare professionals from AMSA
"Hormones and Joint Hypermobility" from Hypermobility Syndromes Association
"Transgender Day of Visibility” from Trans Student Educational Resource
"With the Passing of HB 2, North Carolina Signs Hate into Law” from Autostraddle
"Mississippi Passes US’s Most Sweeping Anti-LGBT Rights Bill with HB1523” from Autostraddle
"FAQ: Answers to Some Common Questions about Equal Access to Public Restrooms" from Lambda Legal
Topic: Transgender Bathrooms from the Huffington Post