Protecting and Advancing Health Care for Transgender Adult Communities

Published By
Center for American Progress

To examine the health conditions that transgender adults face, this report incorporates storytelling to elevate their lived experiences. Section highlights include: the status of the physical, behavioral, and mental health of transgender communities and barriers to accessing general and gender-affirming care; the contemporary landscape of legal and regulatory nondiscrimination protections in health care; and in-practice policies to promote affirming, inclusive, and culturally competent care.

 Related Topics

Card image
Transgender and Nonbinary People

Card image
LGBTQ+ People

Resources & Tools

Data & Metrics

Collage of images of LGBTQ+ people with transparent overlays in progress pride flag colors. At the top, bold white text on a charcoal background reads
LGBTQ+ Health Equity Library
Published on 03/01/2022