Healthcare, Transgender

Dr. Rixt Luikenaar & Patients on RadioActive, KRCL

Following up on Dr. Rixt Luikenaar’s Op-Ed on Transgender Health Care Equality, she was featured along with her patients on the Dec. 13, 2017 episode of local radio show “RadioActive” on the station KRCL 90.1.  The discussion highlighted the difficulties faced by transgender and gender non-conforming patients within the current health care system. Thanks to RadioActive hosts Lara Jones and Nick Burns for hosting this important discussion.

Navigating health insurance can be tricky. Add another level of difficulty if you’re transgender or gender-nonconforming. RadioActive spoke about transgender health care equality with:

o Dr. Rixt Luikenaar, Rebirth OB/GYN Clinic and Gender Center
o Rebirth client Whitt Baum
o Rebirth client Jesse Sill and his mother Louise