Complete Directory. Gender identity exists on a continuum, with male and female being the extreme endpoints. Transgender individuals are overrepresented among Veterans. Button to subscribe to email Button to subscribe to email. Shipherd said the unfortunate reality is that most transgender Veterans live with fear every day of their lives. Complete Directory. Some might verbally harass you.
Progress is actually being made across most of the system just as more and more women join the ranks of the military and veterans.
Staff Sgt. They are one of the fastest growing categories of veterans and now the VA finds itself battling a larger veterans culture of sexism and inappropriate behavior among its own patient population. Despite the suicide rate of young veterans garnering much national attention, the VA National Suicide Data Report, published inreveals that older veterans 55 to 74 years old suffer the largest number of suicides. Lower income was associated with dissatisfaction with VA medical care, and being a transgender man was associated with dissatisfaction with VA mental health care.
Transgender individuals are overrepresented among Veterans.