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Transgender Access to Healthcare

Join Outlaw, HIV Law Society and the Office of LGBT Student Services in a discussion of Transgender Access to Healthcare.

The transgender community faces numerous obstacles in the healthcare system including ignorance on the part of doctors, nurses, and administrators, outright discrimination by staff and practicioners, health insurance complications regarding coverage for services, and a host of other issues.

Join us on November 14th as members of the LGBT community, a lawyer, policy advocate, direct service provider, and healthcare trainer, discuss the issues around access to quality affordable healthcare for the transgender community and what they are doing to change the healthcare system.

Speakers:

Michael Silverman: Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund

Pauline Park: New York Association For Gender Rights Advocacy

Kim Watson: Community Healthcare Network's Transgender Program

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GMHC

Their mission: to reduce the spread of HIV disease, help people with HIV maintain and improve their health and independence, and keep the prevention, treatment and cure of HIV an urgent national and local priority.
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Callen-Lorde Community Health Center

New York City's only primary health care center dedicated to meeting the health care needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities and people living with HIV/AIDS-regardless of any patient's ability to pay.

We are welcoming to all, regardless of sexual orientation or insurance coverage.

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St. James Infirmary

Providing health care, outreach, and research to sex workers.
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