The Journal aims to promote greater awareness of the health concerns of transgender populations including disparities in treatment and barriers to care, health services research including cultural competency, mental health and well-being, reproductive health, sexually transmitted infections, hormone therapy and surgery, and best practices, protocols, and guidelines to ensure optimal care.
The Journal publishes peer-reviewed original research, theoretical analysis, short reports or clinical research letters, and reviews from health, behavioral and clinical health care disciplines.
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