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Gender-affirming lower surgeries coming to B.C. – what you need to know<img alt="" src="/transgender/PublishingImages/46462411_10156434921125546_4766076950118662144_o.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Gender-affirming lower surgeries coming to B.C. – what you need to know​On November 16, The Ministry of Health and Trans Care BC announced that trans people in British Columbia will have access to publicly funded gender-affirming lower surgeries within the province next year.–-what-you-need-to-know2018-11-28T08:00:00Z
Interested in becoming a community advisor?<img alt="" src="/transcarebc/PublishingImages/care-and-support.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Interested in becoming a community advisor?Do you want to help improve gender-affirming care and shape the future of Trans Care BC? Then apply to become a community advisor!
Welcome to our new website<img alt="" src="/transcarebc/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/2018/welcome-to-our-new-website/ThinkstockPhotos-928352400.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;MARGIN:0px 20px;" />Welcome to our new websiteWe understand how important it is to trans, gender diverse and Two-Spirit folks in BC to be able to easily find information and resources about options and improvements for gender-affirming care.
Trans Day of Visibility<img alt="" src="/transcarebc/PublishingImages/care-and-support.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Trans Day of Visibility​Saturday, March 31, was International Transgender Day of Visibility. To mark the day, we compiled ways that people, particularly health care providers, can make their workplaces more inclusive for trans clients and colleagues.
Upper Surgery UpdateUpper Surgery UpdateFrom January 1st 2018, Trans Care BC will take on additional responsibility for coordinating the existing central waitlist for publicly funded upper surgeries, previously managed by Dr. Bowman’s office as part of his work with Vancouver Coastal Health.

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