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The Medicalization of Trans Lives Health Humanities Portrait PowerPoint Presentation

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posted on 09.03.2021, 01:18 by Sandra SufianSandra Sufian, Alyson Patsavas, Laura Hirshfield, Shay Phillips, Rebecca Garden, Michael Blackie

This Health Humanities Portrait- The Medicalization of Trans Lives-- uses the critical analytic approach of Disability Studies to explore medicalization as a social issue that impacts trans identity. The portrait helps learners understand how the concepts often marshaled in discussions of trans health--such as diagnosis, cure, and treatment-- can actually lead to disparities in trans health and healthcare.


National Endowment for the Humanities Humanities Initiatives for Hispanic-Serving Institutions (AC-258909-18)