Gender Spectrum Resources
Other Medical Resources
Health Disparities Facing Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Youth Are Not Inevitable. Daniel Shumer, Pediatrics, March 2018.
Supporting Gender Independent Children and their Families. Rainbow Health Ontario (2012).
Video series with Johanna Olson, MD, Medical Director of the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Center for Transyouth Health and Development. From Kids in the House.
Gender Inclusive Practices
Transgender Youth: Providing Medical Treatment for a Misunderstood Population, National Women's Health Network (2009).
Ten Tips for Working with Transgender Patients, Transgender Law Center (2016).
"Using Chosen Names Reduces Odds of Depression and Suicide in Transgender Youths," University of Texas (2019). Also see our video with the author of the study.
Affirmative Care for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People: Best Practices for Front-line Health Care Staff, National LGBT Health Education Center, Fenway Institute (2013).
Supporting Health Care Providers in Serving Transgender Patients and Clients, an Online Course from the University of California San Francisco.
"The Imperative for Transgender and Gender Nonbinary Inclusion: Beyond Women's Health." Obstetrics & Gynecology (May 2020).
Other Medical Resources
Suppression of Puberty in Peri-pubertal Transgender Youth, webinar recording with Johanna Olson, MD, Medical Director of the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Center for Transyouth Health and Development.
Treating Transgender Youth: Basics of Cross-Sex Hormones, webinar recording with Johanna Olson, MD, Medical Director of the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Center for Transyouth Health and Development.
Standards of Care, World Professional Association for Transgender Health
Age Is Just a Number: WPATH-Affiliated Surgeons' Experiences and Attitudes Toward Vaginoplasty in Transgender Females Under 18 Years of Age in the United States. The Journal of Sexual Medicine (2017).
Birth control across the gender spectrum, Reproductive Health Access Project (2019)
"‘Trans Broken Arm Syndrome’ and the way our healthcare system fails trans people," Daily Dot (2020).
Guidelines and Tips for Collecting Pateint Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender, National LGBT Health Education Center, Fenway Institute (2018).
Transgender Health and Medical-Legal Partnerships, National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership and National LGBT Health Education Center, Fenway Institute (2018).
Other Mental Health Resources
Answers to Your Questions About Transgender Individuals and Gender Identity, American Psychological Association
Gender Identity Disorder in Children and Adolescents, American Psychological Association.
Mental Health of Transgender Children Who Are Supported in Their Identities. Kristina R. Olson, Lily Durwood, Madeleine DeMeules and Katie A. McLaughlin, Pediatrics (2016).
Transgender Youth and Life Threatening Behaviors, American Association of Suicidology (2007)
Affirmative Care Resources
Families Grapple with Son’s Gender Preferences, NPR (2008).
Task Force on Gender Identity and Gender Variance, American Psychological Association (2009).
From Gender Identity Disorder to Gender Identity Creativity , Journal of Homosexuality (2012).
To the beat of a different drummer: the gender-variant child. Contemporary Pediatrics (2005).
Clinical Management of Gender Identity Disorder in Adolescents: A Protocol on Psychological and Pediatric Endocrinology Aspects, Journal of Endocrinology (2006).