We know that trans and gender nonconforming youth face extremely high levels of rejection, discrimination, verbal and physical harassment at schools. This has a direct connection to their disproportionate drop-out rates, as well as the higher incidence of homelessness, unemployment, and suicide attempts among trans/gnc youth.
That's why we were alarmed to learn that the Department of Education and Department of Justice Read more...
Most people would balk at a two and a half hour drive to visit their doctor. Christina Cleveland has a different story to tell.
For a little over two years Christina has made the trip from her home in rural Pennsylvania, outside of Allentown, to receive care at Mazzoni Center Family & Community Medicine. Her story reflects the reality for many transgender individuals who live outside major cities.