Having to constantly be your own advocate is exhausting but for many transpeople in Ireland, it is the only way they get heard. Trans healthcare in Ireland is dire. So much so that transpeople are having to crowd fund for their medical needs or doing it DIY, which can have dangerous consequences. Joining Rachel via Zoom (with apologies for the occasional poor call quality) is Rían Browne who set up his own fundraiser so he can travel to the UK for top surgery.
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