2017 Enterprising Women, Washington, DC USA

2017 Enterprising Women, Washington, DC USA

Tagg Magazine’s (@TaggMagazine) 2017 Enterprising Women, including Bianca Rey (@BiancaRey), Executive Producer of Capital TransPride.

Equality is the future. And the future tends to be born here. Washington, DC USA
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Just Read: A Transgender Military Internist’s Perspective – #WhatADoctorLooksLike

Just Read: A Transgender Military Internist's Perspective - #WhatADoctorLooksLike

This article, published in JAMA Internal Medicine describes the personal journey of a physician who is now serving as their authentic self:

…today I serve as a female physician in every respect within the Department of Defense. Last month, I graduated the Army Medical Department’s Advanced Course with honors, and now I look forward to the sec- ond half of my military career being treated like any other capable military physician.

The commentary, by Jamie Henry, MD (@MAJ_JLee_MD), concerns another paper in the journal

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Photo Friday: #ProtectTransKids Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: #ProtectTransKids Washington, DC USA

I’m 100% sure I was watching history when I took this photograph, outside of the White House, in Washington, DC (of course).

It features the leaders of the health issue of our time – equal opportunity to exist in society for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and in this case transgender.
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Gloucester County School Board v. G.G – American Academy of Pediatrics, et al.

Gloucester County School Board v. G.G - American Academy of Pediatrics, et al.

Putting this here for the record. Remember. BRIEF OF AMICI CURIAE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION, AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, AND 17 ADDITIONAL MEDICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS IN SUPPORT OF RESPONDENT Source: Gloucester County School Board v. G.G – American Academy of Pediatrics, et al. | American Civil Liberties Union Excluding Transgender … Continue reading Gloucester County School Board v. G.G – American Academy of Pediatrics, et al.

Just Read: Marriage equality = 134,000 less suicide attempts in adolescents

Just Read: Marriage equality = 134,000 less suicide attempts in adolescents

We estimated that, each year, same-sex marriage policies would be associated with more than 134 000 fewer adolescents attempting suicide. These results reflect an important reduction in adolescent emotional distress and risk of mortality from suicide.

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Thanks for using my photo in, If You Want to be a Trans Ally, Declare Your Pronouns

Thanks for using my photo in, If You Want to be a Trans Ally, Declare Your Pronouns

Thanks for using my photo in this post written by @DaveandTino and I think this is a good analysis.

As I’ve mentioned before, declaring my pronouns happens every time I send an email or give someone my business card. I like to be built for the future 🙂 . Continue reading→

Just Read: Moral Self-Licensing Part 2 – Challenge to Eliminating Bias in Health Care

Just Read: Moral Self-Licensing Part 2 - Challenge to Eliminating Bias in Health Care

It gets better.

This is a 2015 update from Author Daniel Effron at London Business School (@lbs) – and yet another reminder that the business profession has done as much if not more work in the area of behavioral health as the medical profession.

Continuing from the previous post on this topic (Just Read: Moral Self-Licensing – a continual challenge to eliminating bias in health care), this update adds more information about human motivation.

I’m framing this post through the perspective of bias, but the principles apply to health behavior, consumer behavior, etc….

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