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22 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Podcast Transcripts: Angel

(Intro Music)   Amy: This is the third segment in our podcast focusing on Transgender youth and their families. And as we’ve heard in the prior segments, parenting a transgender child can be challenging. And the medical community may have little advice, or resources to help. In this next segment, we hear from a mom, […]

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22 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Podcast Transcripts: Laurie and Ken

(Intro Music)   Amy: This is our second segment of our MOHEC podcast series exploring parents’ experiences raising transgender, or gender nonconforming youth. In this segment, we hear from Laurie and Ken, who are married and the parents of three children. One of whom is transgender young man. In talking with them, it is clear […]

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22 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Podcast Transcripts: Jen

(Intro Music)   Amy: Many people have heard the term LGBTQ, which stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, and Questioning people. Today we’re hopeful to shed light on the T in LGBTQ. Little is really known about the T part. Which stands for transgender, or people who identify with another gender versus the biological sex […]

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14 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Transgender and Gender Independent Resources

If you know of resources we’re missing, please let us know. Missouri St. Louis TransParent Our purpose is to provide support, information and resources to help parents confidently navigate their gender independent child’s personal journey of self-discovery to authentic living. Resource-rich website! MEETS EVERY THURSDAY AT ST. LOUIS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Recommended book […]

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29 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

TransParent Podcasts (Transgender and Gender Independent Youth)

MOHEC partnered with TransParent to provide the parents’ perspective of how families living with gender non-confirming youth adapt over time. TransParent is a St. Louis based organization dedicated to providing compassionate support and resources to parents and caregivers raising a gender independent child. Listen to the love, hopes, and fears of these parents of transgender […]

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01 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities Conference: Presentations available now online

The Center for Health Policy and the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative hosted the Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities conference Friday, April 25, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Central Standard Time) in Columbia, Missouri. The conference objective was  to raise participants’ awareness of health disparities, analyze the root causes of those inequities and equip […]

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22 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Promoting Inclusion in LGBT Health

The Missouri Health Equity Collaborative, Center for Health Policy and the  University of Missouri School of Medicine are pleased to organize the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT)  health educational session on Friday, April 25, 2014. Promoting Inclusion in LGBT Health “Are You Married?” 3 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014 Bryant Auditorium, M105 […]

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03 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

All Perspectives Required: Practice Makes Progress

Part III (This is the third installment in Healthier LGBT Populations – A Call for Perspective and Patience. Read Parts I and II.) “While we talk about the importance of practicing evidence-based medicine, the reality is that medical science is still very much an art. This is particularly true when caring for sexual minorities, since […]

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01 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Learning from New Madrid’s Healthy & Active Community Project

A profile on a health equity project in Missouri Residents of New Madrid County and Missouri’s Bootheel face many hurdles to good health. Ranking 113 out of 115 counties (plus the City of St. Louis) in its overall health outcomes, one in three New Madrid County residents is obese. And while the rates for adults […]

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10 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Health and Equity Fellowship Program (Oakland, CA)

The Human Impact Partners’ (HIP) announces its inaugural Health and Equity Fellowship program. From June 2013 – May of 2014, HIP will host one Fellow focused on building their leadership skills in the fields of Health Impact Assessment (HIA) and Health in All Policies (HiAP). The goal of HIP’s Fellowship program is to increase the […]

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