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Division of Social Studies; Human Rights
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This project details the medicalization of gender variance in the United States that began in 1950, both in medical discourse and popular culture, and analyzes how this phenomenon has impacted the contemporary landscape of trans healthcare, paying particular attention to issues of access and autonomy.
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Gifford, Erin, "Constructing the Transsexual: Medicalization, Gatekeeping, and the Privatization of Trans Healthcare in the U.S., 1950-2019" (2019). Senior Projects Spring 2019. 146.