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Resources for Transgender Health Care
Posted By Daria On October 17, 2011 @ 10:40 am In Campaigns,General,Issues,News and Updates,Queer rights,Trans Healthcare,Trans-inclusive ENDA,Workers and Unions | Comments Disabled
The following links lead to resources for investigating health care options, learning about your rights, organizing for improved access to services or connecting with an organization.
World Professional Organization for Transgender Health (WPATH). This international organization at the forefront of medical advising for transgender health care.
UCSF Center for Excellence for Transgender Health. This site has extensive medical publications and links to other resources.
Ohlone Herbal Center: Holistic Therapies for Transgender and Gender Varient Folks. Discusses herbal resources.
Vancouver Coastal Health Transgender Health Program. A Canadian based program that has extensive resources available.
ORGANIZING AND ADVOCACY
The Argentina Transgender Rights Bill Campaign Youtube video. This video is a great example of using media and messaging to promote transgender rights.
Medi-Cal and Gender Reassignment Surgeries. This publication from the Transgender Law Center that walks you through how to get Medi-Cal to cover surgery.
Organizing for Transgender Healthcare: A Guide For Community Clinic Organizing and Advocacy. This publication of the Transgender Law Center walks you through how to advocate and organize for health resources at community clinics.
Transgender Health and the Law: Identifying and Fighting Health Care Discrimination. This publication of the Transgender Law Center walks you through common types of discrimination and your rights under the law. http://transgenderlawcenter.org/pdf/Health%20Law%20fact%20sheet.pdf
Transgender rights non-profit in Los Angeles which ran a multi-year local transgender community grassroots organizing campaign that focuses on healthcare access which resulted in significant victories and expansion of trans-health services in Los Angeles.
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URLs in this post:
 http://www.wpath.org/: http://www.wpath.org/
 http://transhealth.ucsf.edu/trans?page=lib-00-06: http://transhealth.ucsf.edu/trans?page=lib-00-06
 http://www.ohlonecenter.org/research-papers/holistic-health-for-transgender-gender-variant-folks/: http://www.ohlonecenter.org/research-papers/holistic-health-for-transgender-gender-variant-folks/
 http://transhealth.vch.ca/resources/library/: http://transhealth.vch.ca/resources/library/
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=LI48mrS4ml4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=LI48mrS4ml4
 http://transgenderlawcenter.org/pdf/MediCal%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf: http://sheet.pdf/
 http://transgenderlawcenter.org/Organizing%20for%20Health%20Care%20Advocacy_web.pdf: http://advocacy_web.pdf/
 http://www.genderjusticela.org/: http://www.genderjusticela.org/
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