Navigating Trans & Gender-diverse Health Care

Guidance about how to connect with the information, support, and health services that are right for you.

Coming out and aligning your life with your gender identity can be challenging. prideHealth is here to help.

prideHealth works to improve access to health services which are safe, coordinated, comprehensive, and culturally appropriate for people who are Two-Spirited, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, and questioning (members of the LGBTIQ+ community).

It is important to note that the information in this guide may change as language, standards, and processes for accessing gender-affirming health care and other services related to transition evolve. prideHealth will make every effort to ensure accurate information is provided. This guide includes links to other resources that provide further information on each topic.

Definitions and Terminology

Trans and Transgender are umbrella terms that describe a wide range of people whose gender identity differs from their assigned sex at birth. For a comprehensive glossary of terms related to gender identity and expression visit: