Psychiatry

Experiences of LGBTQ Psychiatrists in Residency. [In press]

'X' Marks The Transgressive Gender: A Qualitative Exploration of Legal Gender Affirmation.

Purpose: Gender affirmation for transgender, non-binary, and/or gender diverse (“trans”) persons can include legal name and/or gender marker changes. Gender marker choice has become more complex with increasing availability of a gender-neutral “X” …

Swapping Gender is a Snap(chat): Limitations of (Trans) Gendered Legibility Within Binary Digital and Human Filters.

In May 2019 the photographic cellphone application Snapchat released two company-generated image filters that were officially dubbed “My Twin” and “My Other Twin,” though users and media labeled them as feminine and masculine,respectively. While …

Self(ie)-Recognition: Authenticity, Passing, and Trans Embodied Imaginaries. [accepted]

Women, Opioids and Addiction

In the midst of the current coronavirus pandemic, the United States continues to struggle with an ongoing opioid epidemic, initially fueled by widespread prescribing of opioid medications during the 1990s. The primary reason for prescribing opioids …

Prevalence and minority-stress correlates of past 12-month prescription drug misuse in a national sample of transgender and gender nonbinary adults: Results from the U.S. Transgender Survey

Background Prescription drug (PD) misuse, particularly opioid misuse, is a major US public health concern. While transgender and gender nonbinary (TGNB) individuals experience numerous health disparities, including substance use disparities, little …

Trans. Visible. Unapologetic.

Cultivating Compassion While Battling Exhaustion

Feelings Behind a Face: a Medical Student Counseling Workshop in Facial Reconstructive Surgery

Gained in Translation