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Discrepancies in Health Care Access Experienced by Transgender People

Date:
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Time:
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Location Details:
SF Commonwealth Club
595 Market Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

Learn about the discrepancies in health-care access that transgender people face every day, and the battle for change.

JoAnne Keatley, MSW, Director, Center of Excellence for Transgender HIV Prevention and Minority Programs Manager, Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center at UCSF

Keatley states that transgender people have been systematically excluded from the health-care system. She will outline the societal, emotional and financial costs associated with these inequities. She will discuss her December meeting with the Obama transition team on access to health care for LGBT people and strategies to achieve better outcomes.

Location: Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. program
Cost: $8 members, $15 non-members
Program Organizer: Laurie Wagner
Added to the calendar on Sun, May 10, 2009 1:03PM
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