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“Every Now and Then I Get Flagged for a Pap Smear”: Gender Transition, Embodiment, and “Sex-Specific” Cancer Screenings

Sexual and Gender Minority Health

ISBN: 978-1-83867-147-1, eISBN: 978-1-83867-146-4

ISSN: 1057-6290

Publication date: 15 January 2021

Abstract

Originality/Value: Few medical sociologists have focused on transgender embodiment. Findings enhance our understanding of how transgender embodiment and minority stress processes influence access to needed SSCS.

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Acknowledgements

Acknowledgments

We thank the reviewers for their time and thoughtful support in writing this article. We also thank all the people who made time to share their life stories with us. Without them, this research would not have been possible.

Citation

Wentling, T., Elliott, C., London, A.S., Simpson, N. and Wang, R. (2021), "“Every Now and Then I Get Flagged for a Pap Smear”: Gender Transition, Embodiment, and “Sex-Specific” Cancer Screenings", LeBlanc, A.J. and Perry, B.L. (Ed.) Sexual and Gender Minority Health (Advances in Medical Sociology, Vol. 21), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 253-275. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1057-629020210000021016

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