LGBT News


Dr. Kenneth Mayer Receives Distinguished Investigator Award

July 28, 2021

Each year, the Sexual and Gender Minority Research Office of the National Institutes of Health honors one distinguished investigator for their exemplary work and invites them to present a lecture at the annual SGM Research Investigator Awards.  We congratulate Dr. Kenneth Mayer, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Medical Research Director at Fenway Health.  An awards program free and open to the public will take place on September 16, 2021.   For details and to register, please visit the NIH program website.


LGBTQ People Across the U.S. Face Many Disparities In Health Care. A New Fellowship Aims to Bridge Those Gaps

Time | July 20, 2021 Read More


I’m A Physician. Don’t Legislate Health Care For Transgender Patients

Jessica Kremen, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital

WBUR Cognoscenti | April 27, 2021 Read More


Pandemic Lockdowns Gave Young People Freedom to Explore Gender Identities

USA Today | February 16, 2021

Elements of the pandemic are permitting young people to delve deeper into the concept of gender, and experiment with how they express their identity.  Read More


New Frontier in LGBTQ Health Care

HMS, Fenway physicians provide LGBTQ health care training at U.S. Army base in S. Korea. Read More
 

We need more transgender and gender nonbinary doctors

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) | September 1, 2020
Lala Tanmoy Das

Less than 1% of U.S. medical students and physicians self-identify as transgender or gender nonbinary (TGNB), yet the population of TGNB individuals is growing exponentially. They need doctors who understand their unique health concerns. 
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