Treating the trans and gender-diverse population

GPs play a vital role in the ongoing management of gender-diverse patients

Transgender and gender-diverse individuals identify differently from their birth-assigned sex and represent an estimated 0.1-2% of the population.1

Most commonly, a birth-assigned female may identify as a man (transgender man/trans man), a birth-assigned male may identify as a woman (transgender woman/trans woman), or a person may identify as non-binary.

Those who do not feel dysphoria are no less transgender.

Gender dysphoria is classified as a mental illness, and diagnosis following psychological evaluation often forms the