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New study to track transgender health

in UNITED STATES, 23/06/2013

A new research project is underway to document the experiences of people who have undergone a female-to-male (FtM) gender transition. Conducted by researchers at the University of New England (UNE), the study will explore issues commonly faced by FtM people such as sexuality, the transition process, physical and mental health, access to support services and obstacles faced in everyday life such as employment discrimination and substance abuse.

UNE Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology Dr Amy Lykins said that the study aimed to track the broad spectrum of people who identify as transgender and the issues they face. Read more

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