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FreeState Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-02-10 04:01 PM
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Transgender woman refused medical treatment at public hospital
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Disgusting.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-in-transgende...
Vaught said when she, her wife and son went to the ER on July 18, she was entered into the hospital computer system as male despite an ID that stated she was female.

"I pointed out that my ID says female," Vaught said. "There were two ladies there, and one of them snickered a little bit and covered her mouth. The other got a very annoyed look on her face."

When she went to the exa- room, 3he was met with stares and insults and was referred to as a "he-she," an "it," and a "transvestite."

Vaught said she was kept waiting for two hours without any treatment before a doctor saw her and said she couldn't treat her because of her transgender condition.
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