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No excuse for doctors who refuse to treat transgender people

作者:危争    发布时间:2019-03-07 06:18:02    

Andrea Morales/NYT/Redux/Eyevine DOCTORS are failing their transgender patients. In the UK, an estimated 1 in 5 general practitioners are refusing trans people treatments such as hormone therapy, said James Barrett of the British Association of Gender Identity Specialists last week. “Some are remarkably frank, and say: ‘I’m not doing this as it is against my deeply held religious principles’.” The problem isn’t confined to the UK. Surveys carried out in the US describe harassment, physical assault and denial of equal treatment in doctor’s offices or hospitals. What’s … Correction: A technical fault led to the publication of a preliminary version of this story. This contained a number of inaccuracies,

 

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