Gendered: What It's Like To Be Trans In The Exam Room
Anita knows how frustrating it can be to find the right doctor and get good healthcare. Transgender people have to navigate all those challenges and take extra measures to advocate for their wellbeing with medical providers who are too often untrained to treat them.
Meet the guests:
- Max Brown, a transgender teenager living in North Carolina, talks about being misgendered in the healthcare system and how finding a supportive healthcare provider has changed his physical and mental health.
- Frances Brown, Max's mom, talks about advocating for her son and advice for parents of other trans teens.
- Katherine Croft, nurse and program manager for the UNC Transgender Health Program, shares the importance of delivering gender-affirming care.
- Rebby Kern, director of education policy at Equality NC, talks about the role in-classroom educators play in creating positive experiences for trans kids.
- Morgan Givens, storyteller and audio producer, talks about his long road to finding a supportive healthcare provider and the difference that doctor has made in his life.
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