Parents driving the ‘talk’ supports healthy sexual behaviors in GBQ teens and young adults
“Providers can encourage parents to ask if a child is dating or is familiar with ways to protect themselves or provide consent, and act as a...
Which populations should be screened for cervical cancer?
Whether you are a cisgender woman or a transgender man who has kept his uterus, regardless of the sex of your partner, and even if you are a woman...
Preoperative preparation for gender-affirming vaginoplasty surgery
Gender-affirming genital surgery is not only a complex surgical procedure but also requires extensive preoperative education and postoperative...
Transgender people in rural America struggle to find doctors willing or able to provide care
Much of the lack of care experienced by trans people is linked to insufficient education on LGBTQ+ health in medical schools across the country....
A new use for dating apps: Chasing STDs
With people migrating online to meet partners, following them there makes sense.
Transgender patients on hormone therapy require monitoring
These patients have an increased mortality risk and so must be closely monitored, especially in terms of cardiovascular health and oncology.
Hormonal management of gender-diverse patients: SOC8 updates
The approach to gender-affirming hormonal treatment depends on the patient’s goals and the age at which the patient is seeking to medically...
Florida medical boards ban transgender care for minors
Once enacted, new state rules will prohibit children under the age of 18 from receiving puberty blockers or cross-sex hormones to transition.
DTC telemedicine expands access to gender-affirming therapy
The findings suggest that virtual care “may be a good option” for transgender, nonbinary, and intersex people, who often report difficulty finding...
From the Journals
Few transgender teens discontinue hormones in young adulthood
Pioneering clinic’s research finds that 98% of transgender adolescents taking puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones were still taking the latter...
Caring for the aging transgender patient
Compared with lesbian, gay, and bisexual elders of age-matched cohorts, transgender elders have significantly poorer overall physical health,...