“How can you say you care to cure someone when you didn’t care enough to protect them from it in the first place?”
Social media is reshaping the medical industry’s abuse or, at least, the extent to which that abuse can be shared. It also provides a platform where workers can reinforce dangerous beliefs.
It’s unlikely that this will be the last algorithm to show bias against Black patients.
So much of the research and the way trans health-care programs are designed is not trans-affirming or developed by trans folks.
Three years ago, I got an IUD after trying a couple different brands of the pill. In an era of regressive health-care policy, I’m afraid I may not be able to afford a replacement of my preferred contraceptive method.
Black moms are three times more likely than white moms to die from pregnancy-related causes and are also at greater risk of pregnancy-related injury and death. We know that we need greater access to care, not less.
When Trump and his administration are making plans to “have insurance for everybody,” he needs to mean us too.
This first step from Trump shows that the transition will be anything but smooth.
In 2017, as we fight for reproductive and trans justice, we have to be clear that healthcare equity and dignity means affordable access to all the medical care that we need.
As the December 15th deadline approaches to sign up for 2017 market exchange plans, affordable health insurance remains out of reach or at-risk for too many Americans.