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As pandemic restrictions ebb and flow, health care for trans people hangs in limbo

Patti Flynn thought that April 2020 would be a momentous month. She was slated to fly from Chicago to India for gender-confirmation surgery, which would finally bring her body and sense of self in line. And then came COVID-19. Flynn, like many people, faced pandemic-related impacts to her health care. But unlike most, transgender and […]

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Listen to The Ben Joravsky Show

Senior writer Ben Joravsky riffs on the day’s stories with his celebrated humor, insight, and honesty, and interviews politicians, activists, journalists and other political know-it-alls. The show is available by 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays at chicagoreader.com/joravsky or on the Reader’s YouTube channel—or wherever you podcast. Don’t miss Oh, What a Week!–the Friday feature in which Ben & producer Dennis (aka, Dr. D.) review the week’s top stories. Also, bonus interviews drop on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.