‘Safe, non-judgmental.’ Coast native opens 1st MS clinic dedicated to trans healthcare

September 8, 2020, SunHerald, Isabelle Taft – 
When Gulf Coast native Stacie Pace decided to open her own clinic, the nurse practitioner carefully considered one question: Whose healthcare needs were not being met? The answer, she concluded, was transgender people in Mississippi, who are estimated to number around 15,000. Nationwide, nearly 20% of trans people say they’ve been denied access to healthcare because they are trans. And in a state with only one medical facility consistently offering hormone therapy, one healthcare need stood out to Pace.

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