Health System Struggles To Keep Up With New Wave Of Young People Coming Out As Transgender
Young transgender people are encountering obstacles when they try to access the care they need.
Capital Public Radio:
A New Generation Of Trans Youth Faces Obstacles To Health Care
A wave of young people is coming out as transgender, leaving the health system struggling to keep up. Trans teenager Michael Alongi was born in a female body and he wants to transition in a more permanent way, but he faces obstacles to gender-affirming care because of his age.He and his mother, Jeanne, join Insight to discuss why it’s important for kids like him to get access to appropriate health care. (Ruyak, 12/19)