Trans Health

The Transgender and Gender Diverse and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Nexus: A Systematic Review.

Introduction: Prior work suggests an increased prevalence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) among transgender and/or gender diverse (TGD) individuals. This systematic review summarizes primary literature on TGD/ADHD experience. …

Centering the needs of transgender, non-binary, and gender-diverse populations in neuroendocrine models of gender-affirming hormone therapy.

The majority of studies attempting to address the healthcare needs of the millions of transgender, non-binary, and/or gender diverse (TNG) individuals rely on human subjects, overlooking the benefits of translational research in animal models. …

Evaluating Medical Students’ Views of the Complexity of Sexual Minority Patients and Implications for Care.

Purpose: Sexual and gender minority (SGM) people experience many health care disparities. We aimed to determine if medical students viewed sexual minority patients (lesbian, gay, or bisexual [LGB] men/women) as more complex than heterosexual …

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]

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) Health Education in Primary Care Graduate Medical Education Programs: A National Survey of Program Directors. [accepted]

Sexual and Gender Minority Identity Disclosure from Undergraduate to Graduate Medical Education: Perceptions of Professional “Outness” Among Medical Students. [accepted]

Transgender data collection in the electronic health record (EHR): Current concepts and issues.

There are over one million transgender people living in the United States and 33% report negative experiences with a healthcare provider, many of which are connected to data representation in electronic health records (EHRs). We present …