Transgender relationships undermined by stigma
A study that looked at the effect of stressors such as poverty, discrimination, and the stigma of transgender relationships found that they weigh heavily on transgender women and their male partners. Stigma can even undermine the relationship itself. The findings have implications not only for mental health but also for the spread of HIV, the researchers said. Findings reported in the Journal of Family Psychology. Read more...
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