The Story of the Romanian Trans Community Told by an Young and Inexperinced Endocrinologist

Background

In Romania, like in many other countries, the visibility and transparency of the trans people has increased in the recent years with the public acces to the information regarding this delicate topic. Even so, the lack of... [ view full abstract ]

Aim(s)

It is with the help of TransForm that I, an endocrinologist with interest in the field of transgender health but without any experience after all my years as an intern, chose to start my first analysis of the trans community... [ view full abstract ]

Main Outcome Measures

I collected data using an online questionnaire distributed with the help of the founding member of TransForm. I used 19 questions and 45 answers were gathered. [ view full abstract ]

Methods

I aimed to find out from the simple issues like the gender identity of the person, age, level of education, their medical insurance situation, to the more complex aspects of the medical (hormonal treatment, medical... [ view full abstract ]

Results

It is maybe that, because of the media involvement of the transmale members of the community, most people who answered are transmales (75 %), 49 % are between 18 and 30 of age, and even though the majority of them have a... [ view full abstract ]

Conclusion

The situation of the trans people in Romania is far from being perfect, and the fact that even as a doctor with interest in the persons with a gender dysphoria diagnosis, you don’t have acces to the experience of a gender... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Adriana Gogoi (Privat medical system Bucharest and Pitesti)

Topic Area

Oral & Poster Topics: Voice and communication

Session

PS-1 » E-Posters Endocrinology & Voice & Social Sciences (16:30 - Thursday, 6th April, Baltic)

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