As part of the first NIH-sponsored research exploring the impact of gender-affirming interventions for transgender youth, Mere feels a responsibility to create an environment of trust, safety, sensitivity, transparency, and honesty with each research participant.
As a transgender medical provider, Keaton has educated other providers to make an impact in how they treat trans patients.
Dr Scott Mosser has established himself as one of the top surgeons in the transgender community. But how did he come to do this work when not a lot of doctors are doing it?
What if there were doulas for health care? E. Kale Edmiston envisioned The Trans Buddy Program to help trans people access health care by pairing them with peer advocates. When navigating a system that so often leaves you out, having someone there who understands your needs can go a long way.
Mere’s education to become a Gender Specialist, Social Worker, and clinical researcher was intertwined with their own path to discovering their trans non-binary identity.
Allie’s eyes were opened to the intricacies and realities of trans health after a student-patient partnership allowed her to connect with a transgender patient for the first time.
Dr. Acquaviva believes trans patients should not have to educate their providers. She uses her experiences as a cisgender lesbian social worker who is often misgendered to help her fellow providers competently care for transgender patients.
Prohormones Growing up, I had always felt a little off. I simply didn’t share the interests of boyfriends, wedding fantasies, or fashion, switching early on from dresses and skirts to […]
Rejection. Angst. Curiosity. Acceptance. Grief. Unraveling their relationship with testosterone, Audley cycled through a rollercoaster process of emotions.
Caidin wasn’t planning on going on testosterone, but transition has a way of derailing even the most meticulous of planners.