Voice and Communication Change for Gender Nonconforming Individuals: Giving Voice to the Person Inside

This article is a companion piece to the WPATH Standards of Care focusing specifically on offering speech/language pathologists and therapists an overview of the research on transgender voice and communication and some recommendations for clinical care. Article citation: Shelagh Davies, Viktória G. Papp & Christella Antoni (2015) Voice and Communication Change for Gender Nonconforming Individuals: … Continued

WPATH Standards of Care

The World Professional Association of Transgender Health (WPATH) is an interdisciplinary professional and educational organization devoted to transgender health. In addition to connecting professionals across disciplines, WPATH publishes the Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender Nonconforming People. The Standards of Care provide flexible clinical guidelines for health professionals supporting transgender, … Continued

Patient-Centered Transgender Health: A Toolkit for Nurse Practitioner Faculty and Clinicians

The Patient-Centered Transgender Health Toolkit offers evidence-based information and resources on caring for transgender people for faculty, students, and clinical NPs. Resources, such as websites, videos, and systematic reviews, are vetted by nurse practitioner faculty who also practice in the field of transgender care. Faculty and clinicians can use the toolkit to develop evidence-based learning … Continued

LGBT Clinical Vignettes

These clinical vignettes from American Association of Medical Colleges the are a part of a series highlighting various aspects of the health of LGBT and gender nonconforming populations and are designed to give learners the opportunity to analyze clinician-patient communication strategies. The series can be used in a variety of ways from independent learning to … Continued

For Providers

Commercial tobacco remains the number one preventable cause of death in the United States. However, as with many other health conditions, the devastating effects of commercial tobacco are concentrated along lines of lines of race, gender, poverty, sexuality, mental and chemical health status, HIV status, and houselessness. Quit Partner and Providers The new Minnesota quitline … Continued