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Call for Papers

Caring for Transgender People – Looking Beyond the Hype

Guest Editors: Prof. Kevan Wylie (University of Sheffield), Prof. Darren Russell (James Cook University and The University of Melbourne) and Dr Jason Ong (Monash University and Melbourne Sexual Health Centre)

This Special Issue aims to collate the latest evidence-based understanding of various issues affecting transgender people, considering the following topics:

  • Epidemiology
  • Current research gaps
  • Ethical issues in debate format, e.g. prepubertal diagnosis
  • Legal issues
  • Co-morbidities
  • Ongoing medical care post-transitioning
  • Steps of transitioning
  • Education

Your paper should conform to the Author Instructions. Review articles or original manuscripts can be up to 4000 words. If you are considering a longer article, please contact Jason Ong.

Submission deadline: 31 January 2017

Please submit your complete manuscript online at Please select the Special Issue (Transgender Health) from the drop-down list when submitting your paper online. If you are not registered with Sexual Health, you will need to register.

The Special Issue will be published in 2017 but papers will become accessible as ‘Online Early’ immediately following acceptance and production.

Sexual Health publishes original and significant contributions to the fields of sexual health including HIV/AIDS, sexually transmissible infections, issues of sexuality and relevant areas of reproductive health. The journal is directed towards those working in sexual health as clinicians, public health practitioners, researchers in behavioural, clinical, laboratory, public health or social, sciences.