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Ways to support LGBTQ+ and LGBTQ2S (Two-spirit*) -identified BIPOC youth

By Marrecca Fiore • June 29, 2020

Learn how UCLA Health is breaking down barriers with its LGBTQ initiative

By uclahealth • June 19, 2020
For transgender or gender-diverse patients, receiving routine or specialty medical care can be challenging. When transgender patients seek care, they may face obstacles such as:
  • Misunderstanding by the medical community about transgender issues
  • Refusal of care by a medical professional
  • Questions about their gender that are unrelated to the medical [...]
By uclahealth • January 30, 2018
It's taken me a long time to accept myself. Twenty years ago, when I finally began the process, it was almost impossible to get insurance companies to pay for trans related care of any kind. Around 2002, I intuitively and stubbornly began to do whatever I could to confirm what [...]
By DivaD • September 27, 2017
Forty years after winning gold in the Olympic decathlon as Bruce Jenner, Caitlyn Jenner now poses with her gold medal for the first time post-transition on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine. While celebrities such as Jenner have helped shine a light on transgender issues, many people who identify as transgender [...]
By uclahealth • July 25, 2016