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.
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.
Those of us who can must keep fighting for those who can’t. And those who can’t must keep surviving to demonstrate how powerful inclusivity, compassion, and kindness can be.
Jacob Tobia seeks gender empowerment in the professional world. When being visibly gender nonconforming raises eyebrows on the street, how can someone stay true to their identity in the workplace?
Top surgery can signify freedom, but does this freedom come at a price? For this month’s Featured Voices, Devin explores what freedom means for our trans sisters in the wake of increased visibility as well as violence.
After four years of hopping onto this transgender train, I’ve learned a lot about the world of gender and the world in general.
Someone on the non-binary spectrum emailed me looking for resources on how to navigate their professional life, specifically in a conservative job environment where gender comes with certain expectations.
Do you just suck it up? What are the compromises one has to make? Where is the balance?
Originally posted on GID Reform Weblog by Kelley Winters:
Kelley Winters, Ph.D. GID Reform Advocates http://www.gidreform.org The American Psychiatric Association announced a third and final period of public comment on…
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