Venezuela’s Transgender Community Fears Hormone Shortages

July 5, 2019

(BBC) – André’s body is changing because he is failing to take the hormones he needs. Once the treatment has begun, it needs to continue for life to prevent reversion.  However, these hormones have become impossible to find in Venezuela, where a political crisis has long caused shortages of medicines and other essential goods. André says he has now given up searching for testosterone, having last taken it in 2014.

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