HealthForumOnline Offers New Online CE Course on Working with Transgender Individuals
HealthForumOnline (HFO), announces a new CE course entitled Health Care Needs and Health-Related Disparities: Building Cultural Competence in Working with Transgender
Individuals to their extensive online library of nationally-approved continuing education (CE) courses for mental health professio...
UCSF Transgender HIV Prevention Center funded to provide primary care information
The UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender
HIV Prevention (CoE) has received a grant from The California Endowment that will expand access to information and resources on providing culturally competent health care to trangender individuals.
"Many physicians are in dire need of the informatio...
Counselors should target discrimination and be advocates for transgender clients
Two University of Oregon doctoral students dove into issues of transgender
identities -- in the workplace and professional counseling -- and surfaced with a call for psychologists and vocational counselors to not only treat but to act as advocates for their clients -- and to help end discriminatio...
Making Change: The Cost of Being Transgender
Kenyatta can't talk long; she has a date.
"We call them dates," she said of the men with whom she has sex for money .
Anxiously, she brushes her long dark hair off her slight shoulders and out of her smoky eyes.
Once you know that Kenyatta, 22, was born a male, her large hands and Ad...
Human Rights Campaign Announces Speakers at 25th Annual Bay Area Gala
...man Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender
civil rights organization, today announced its speakers for its annual Grea...l rights or ganization w or king to achieve gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender
equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discr...
Understanding the process of homosexual identity formation among Asian and Pacific Islander youth
... significantly impact the development of their ethnic and sexual identities.
API teens and young adults identified as gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender
face a different set of challenges than their western or Caucasian peers, which can lead to rejection from their families who emigrated to the U.S. an...
New Policy Statement from Society for Adolescent Medicine Urges Inclusion of Adolescent and Young Adult Health Issues in All Health Care Reform Legislation
...pregnant and parenting teens, immigrant and migrant youth, youth from diverse racial and ethnic groups, sexual minority youth (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender
and questioning youth), and youth with chronic physical and mental health conditions or disabilities.
To read the entire policy statement, go...
Sociologists to turn the sociological eye on San Francisco
This panel of scholars and activists will explore how GLBT organizing has shaped San Francisco in the new millennium. Panel members will discuss how transgender
issues, "dyke marches" and other forms of social protest have changed the sociological landscape.
Migration and Shifting Sexualities among Latinos...
LifeWorks Mentoring to Become Program of L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
...cating for the rights and enriching the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
people. Our wide array of services and programs includes: free HIV/AIDS car... and seniors; legal services; health education and HIV prevention programs; transgender
services; cultural arts and much more. Visit us on the Web at: www.lagayc...
Marijuana rivals mainstream drugs for HIV/AIDS symptoms
...edications. But the two groups did differ in that marijuana users had been HIV positive longer, and were more likely to have other medical conditions. transgender
participants were also more likely to use marijuana.
Participants using marijuana as a management strategy were spread fairly consistent across al...
Hormone replacement therapy
...nt for surgically menopausal, perimenopausal and to a lesser extent postmenopausal women, based on the... Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for transgender
and transsexual people replaces the hormones naturally occurring in their bodies with those of the other sex. However, not all cases of hormone repla...
... plastic surgeon finder. Questions and answers about development and health concerns. An owner's manual for new breast owners, from Nu-Woman transgender
Cabaret. Includes information on bra sizes, cancer risks, and mammograms. Offers users the option of donating free mammograms or shopping at s...