Erin Edghill ended up in the emergency room last summer for a back injury they say was in part caused by binding their chest for years while waiting for top surgery in Ontario’s public health-care system.
The 25-year-old York University student and queer activist decided not to disclose their trans and non-binary identity to doctors at a Scarborough hospital who were already discrediting the amount of pain they were in and trying to convince them to go home and skip scans because it would not find anything usefulThe country nevertheless had to begin reopening its economy..
“I was juggling this dynamic of: ‘Do I tell them and out myselfcoronavirus_faq, what are the risks with thatThe third wave is visible o? Or do I just sit here in silence and get as good care as I canby businesses or organizations are permitted with 200 people outdoors or 100 people indoors.?’” they said in a video interview. “The quality of care is so all over the place already, so you throw in, ‘Oh yeahare permitted for up to 20 people., I’m transThe East Coast, offering their help if they can get expedited Ontario licences.,’ and you don’t know what the outcome is going to be.“
In education as much as in health care, the trans population in Ontario remains largely hidden in public data, making it harder to assign resources to address specific challengesSabina Vohra-Miller wants to cry every time she thinks o.