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[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7258" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Guidelines for the Primary and Gender-Affirming Care of Transgender and Gender Nonbinary People These guidelines aim to address these disparities by equipping primary care providers and health systems with the tools and knowledge to meet the health care needs of their transgender and gender nonconforming patients. These guidelines expand on the original UCSF Primary Care Protocol for Transgender Care, which since its launch in 2011 has served thousands of providers and policymakers across the U.S. and...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7256" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Equinox: Protocols for the Initiation of Hormone Therapy for Trans and Gender Diverse Patients These guidelines are designed to reduce barriers and improve health outcomes for trans and gender diverse (TGD) people accessing hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Under an ‘Informed Consent’ model of care General Practitioners would perform the initial assessment, play a key role in mental health and risk assessments for TGD clients, and organise referral for secondary consultation where required. It would be envisaged that the...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="6770" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Endocrine Treatment of Gender-Dysphoric/ Gender-Incongruent Persons: An Endocrine Society* Clinical Practice Guideline The purpose of this guideline is to make detailed recommendations and suggestions, based on existing medical literature and clinical experience, that will enable treating physicians to maximize benefit and minimize risk when caring for individuals diagnosed with GD/gender incongruence. In the future, we need more rigorous evaluations of the effectiveness and safety of endocrine and surgical pro- tocols. Specifically, endocrine treatment protocols for GD/gender incongruence...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7246" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Down by the River: Addressing the Rights, Needs and Strengths of Fijian Sexual and Gender Minorities in Disaster Risk Reduction and Humanitarian Response Down By The River prioritises the stories shared by Fijian sexual and gender minorities, as their stories cut through the jargon of the development and humanitarian sectors, challenge our assumptions or beliefs, and provide us with an opportunity to connect as humans. Their stories also speak of strengths, and serve as a reminder...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7237" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Australian Standards of Care and Treatment This report looks into employment discrimination faced by transgender people while seeking employment in four countries in The Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines (ASOCTG) aim to maximise quality care provision to trans and gender diverse children and adolescents across Australia, whilst recognising the unique circumstances of providing such care to this population. Recommendations are made based on available empirical evidence and clinician consensus, and have been developed in...

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[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7230" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] 2017 Chinese Transgender Population General Survey Report This survey is intended to provide government departments, international groups, and non-profit and for-profit organizations with a statistical foundation for an up-to-date understanding of China’s transgender population. It further seeks to improve the visibility of social issues relevant to the Chinese transgender population; advocate for laws and policies that are specific to the needs of the transgender community; promote the rights and interests of transgender people in society; and...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7225" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Being LGBT in Asia: China The China LGBT Community Dialogue brought together participants from all over Mainland China (not including Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China, Macau or Taiwan, Province of China). Approximately 60 people participated in Day 1 of the Dialogue from 40 institutions and organizations, representing the full range of China’s LGBT community alongside representatives of the central government, the court system, universities, legal experts and legal-aid organizations and a broad range of...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7221" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Being LGBT in Asia: Indonesia This report is a product of the Indonesia National LGBT Community Dialogue held in June 2013 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. The Dialogue brought together 71 participants from 49 institutions representing the full range of Indonesia’s LGBT organizations alongside representatives of the central government, national human rights institutions, donor agencies, universities, non-governmental human rights institutions, legal aid organizations and civil society organizations, as well as religious leaders. It was organized by...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7215" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Being LGBT in Asia: Philippines Being LGBT in Asia: the Philippines Country Report provides an overview of LGBT rights in the Philippines including the effects of laws, policies, culture and social attitudes, and religion, based on research, consultation and the National LGBT Community Dialogue. This overview is followed by an examination of the Philippines experience of protecting the rights of LGBT people under eight different areas: education, health, employment, family affairs, religion, community, media and politics,...