Access to fertility services by transgender and nonbinary persons: an Ethics Committee opinion

Fertil Steril. 2021 Apr;115(4):874-878. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2021.01.049. Epub 2021 Feb 23.


This statement explores the ethical considerations surrounding the provision of fertility services to transgender individuals and concludes that the denial of access to fertility services is not justified.

Keywords: Ethics; access; fertility preservation; fertility treatment; gender identity.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Ethics Committees* / trends
  • Female
  • Fertility / physiology
  • Fertility Preservation / methods*
  • Fertility Preservation / trends
  • Health Services Accessibility*
  • Humans
  • Infertility / diagnosis
  • Infertility / therapy*
  • Male
  • Transgender Persons*