For people doubting and thinking it's "just" about providing HRT or gender affirming surgery: it's not.

Guess what a broken arm on a trans person is to a bigot? A "trans broken arm" that gives them the license to ask invasive questions about our surgical status and deny care.
If you think "this wouldn't happen in my state": guess what, it does. [cw suicide, involuntary psych] thetech.com/2018/02/15/rem… thinkprogress.org/trans-people-s…
Remember Tyra Hunter. Remember Amelia Perry. #protecttranshealth
I hope y'all take this as a good reminder to layer on some legal protections, including medical powers of attorney, living wills, etc. documenting what your truth is and what your needs are, and who can speak for them if you can't.

Not that it'll stop a determined bigot.
dianaadamslaw.net/protect-your-r… by @DianaAdamsEsq has some useful tips regardless of what state you're in.

And tlh.moatlaw.com is a form that can connect you with sliding scale legal aid if you're in NYC.
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