Here are a couple of places where you can watch, read, or listen to trans people talk about their stories or share their photos. New York Times: Transgender Lives: Your Stories I am trans: Trans people speak: A project of Mass Trans Political Coalition The Espavo Project: Espavo means “Thank you for taking your powerContinue reading “Trans people tell their stories”
Listen here to Mental Health Matter’s Podcast episode: Mental Health & the LGBTQIA+ Community with Harvey Feldman, LCMHC What gets covered: Harvey shares his personal and professional background and how he became interested in working with this population The creation of the Gender Diverse Care Coalition of NH and understanding the offerings and opportunities forContinue reading “Mental Health Matter’s Podcast episode: Mental Health & the LGBTQIA+ Community with Harvey Feldman, LCMHC”
Transgender Introductory Primer Webinar // Maine TransNet // onlineFri JAN 21 // 12 – 2:30pmOrganizers write, “We’re excited to partner with the Maine Public Health Association and the New England Public Health Training Center to offer our Transgender Introductory Primer for allied health and public health professionals across New England on January 21st. Our primerContinue reading “Free Transgender Training by Maine Transnet”
The Gender Diverse Care Coalition of New Hampshire endorses an informed consent framework when writing letters of medical necessity, as an essential element of gender affirming care. The WPATH Standards of Care state that these letters can be done in one session, an acknowledgement that informed consent is generally the standard for making medical andContinue reading “Informed Consent and Gender Diversity”
Fenway Health in Boston, MA is a leader in LGBTQ health care and research. In addition to their work with LGBTQ+ patients, they host the National LGBTQ+ Education Center which offers free video trainings and documents on a variety of LGBTQ+ specific topics. Once you enroll for a free account you have access to manyContinue reading “Free LGBTQ+ trainings and letter templates from Fenway Health”
This 20 minute video is a great introduction to transgender communities and has helpful tips for providers. This video was created by the Gender Identity Project and features transgender individuals speaking about their own experiences. Watch Transgender Basics here.