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Best Practices For Mental Health Providers in Providing Gender Affirming Assessments for Surgery Referral Letters

A new webinar from the Behavioral Health Department at Fenway Health provides guidance for mental health providers in providing gender affirming assessments for surgery referral letters for transgender and gender diverse people. The webinar, titled Providing Mental Health Assessments for

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Fenway Health statement on CDC policy around use of words and phrases including “transgender,” “vulnerable,” and “evidence-based”

On Friday, the Washington Post reported that officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) could not use the words and phrases “transgender,” “diversity,” “entitlement,” “vulnerable,” “fetus,” “science-based,” and “evidence-based” in official documents related to the federal 2019 budget. …

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The Fenway Institute warns of unintended health consequences of President’s prohibition on transgender people serving in the military

The Fenway Institute today warned of the unintended health consequences of a memorandum issued by President Trump on Friday, August 25 that reverses policy that permits transgender people to serve openly in the U.S. military. The order was issued a …

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