Gender Neutral – Capital TransPride (View on Flickr.com) My medical ancestors sat (and stood ) on the side of patients, in rooms big and small, determined to help the patients take control of their own health destiny. When they were ostracized and oppressed by their medical colleagues, they fought back, they won, and they changed [...]
Open Doors, by @ReginaHolliday Short answer: because I and my fellow physicians went into medicine to support the ability of every human being to achieve their life goals.* *see my note at the bottom of this post about the physician role Capital Transpride is May 18, 2013, in Washington, DC. Kaiser Permanente is a Gold Sponsor [...]
The transgender health provision would make Philly the largest city to remove trans health care coverage exclusions for city employees. It also institutes the first of its kind “transgender health tax credit” which would urge willing businesses to choose transgender inclusive health plans.
Care of Transsexual Persons — NEJM – I’m not going to summarize this article because many of its recommendations are now outdated, even though it was published in 2011. You can access WPATH guidelines for the most accurate information. See: Now Reading: Choosing Wisely : Standards of Care for the Health of Trans People | [...]
View 2013 Rally for Transgender Equality 21189 on Flickr.com I took this week’s photograph a few weeks ago, in Washington, DC, at a one of its kind rally for transgender health and equality, in one of our most diverse neighborhoods, Columbia Heights. Nico Quintana, who’s pictured here, shared his story, which he supports me in [...]
All photographs are Creative Commons licensed. Click to enlarge. View scotus 20800 on Flickr.com Set 1 Set 2 Then and now View Nov 2008 to March 2013 on Flickr.com A few reflections/changes since 2008 more innocent people died more of our nation paid attention Anti-humanity, pro-past contingent joined the dialogue, they were not there in [...]