they2ze is a digital approach to connect transgender-spectrum youth (TSY) and their providers to truly inclusive health services and peer support. This interactive mobile application (app) includes an extensive database of community vetted health and life resources, best practices, and connections to ensure that all trans-spectrum youth have access to inclusive services and care. This unique all-in-one digital tool provides users the opportunity to offer referrals to care, provide community feedback based on personal experiences, and includes a PrEP module with a trans specific PrEP self-assessment, education, and linkages to inclusive PrEP navigators. The app has received tremendous excitement and positive feedback from TSY users and their providers alike.
"they2ze has provided resources that have improved my knowledge of how HIV impacts the transgender-spectrum community"
"I can use they2ze to assist patients find resources. Even LGBTQ providers can benefit from apps that help find LGBTQ services"
"In my current practice, we are trying to increase our knowledge to appropriately care for the transgender community. This is a great resource."
"Having something like this on hand has improved my awareness. At my work we have a referral database, but that is only available to those who contact us directly. Many people cannot use our services, so I'm happy to tell people of this app"
"This has been a great resource for my clients, I have found them resources through the app and have suggested they download app as well."
"My doctor and therapist are not informed on transgender concepts, making it hard to talk with them about certain issues. They2ze helps me find doctors and therapists that are informed."
Developed in 2017 as a pilot in the San Francisco Bay Area, YTH works alongside TSY in the community, their providers, and experts in the field to continually enhance this essential tool, with a recent expansion of vetted resources covering all of California. YTH envisions the opportunity to put they2ze in the hands of any person supporting, identifying, and/or serving TSY, from the west to the east, and all the way from “they” to “ze.”
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With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.