Outside of urban centres, access to gender-affirming care is even more difficult, with individuals often having to travel to big cities to access care that should be available in their hometowns.
Many physicians and healthcare providers want to provide trans people with the services they need, but don’t receive sufficient training and support.
Barriers to care, delayed access to care, and the cost of medically necessary services left out of OHIP coverage have an immense impact on the health and well-being of trans people across Ontario.
37-38% of trans people have experienced discrimination while accessing healthcare services.
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