Category: Transgender Health

  • August 7, 2023

    American Academy of Pediatrics Reaffirms Support for Gender-Affirming Care

    NEW YORK (August 7, 2023) — Today Callen-Lorde released the following statement from Uri Belkind, MD, Associate Director of Medicine for Adolescent Medicine in support of the American Academy of Pediatrics reaffirming its support for gender-affirming medical care for transgender children. “It is my hope the recent unanimous decision from the Board of Directors of the […]

  • June 25, 2023

    NY Safe Haven for Transgender Youth and Families Act Signed into Law

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   The NY Safe Haven for Transgender Youth and Families Act Signed into Law   NEW YORK (June 25, 2023) — Today New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed The NY Safe Haven for Transgender Youth and Families Act into law. “The passage of this bill highlights New York’s progressive values and reiterates […]

  • June 23, 2023

    New NY State Funding Aims to Increase Transgender Primary Care Providers

    Callen-Lorde has received a grant from the New York State Department of Health to provide transgender healthcare training to medical professionals. The goal of Transgender Clinical Scholars Training Pilot Program is to address the severe shortage of providers who deliver healthcare to transgender people across the state. “Transgender people often struggle to find medical providers […]

  • April 20, 2023

    Callen-Lorde Condemns Attacks on Gender Affirming Care

    Everyone deserves access to high-quality medical care, and Callen-Lorde condemns Project Veritas and their attempt to viciously exploit gender affirming care for political gain. Their actions have threatened the right to privacy of patients and medical staff around the country. As a health center with more than 50 years of providing care to LGBTQ+ New […]

  • March 31, 2022

    TDOV: Pronouns Matter!

     Zil Goldstein, FNP-BC, AAHIVS – Associate Director of Medicine, TGNB Health Visibility can be complicated for many trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming (TGNB/GNC) people. Transitioning – or not transitioning – is an individual choice and may be impacted by many factors including safety and access to health care, among others. Visibility is also about being […]

  • March 29, 2019

    Trans Day of Visibility 2019

    Each year on March 31st, we recognize Transgender Day of Visibility – a day to celebrate and honor the lives of trans and non-binary people, while acknowledging the challenges the TGNB community faces in living authentically. In 2018, a report was released by the Human Rights Campaign documenting the rates of violence and aggression against […]

  • September 7, 2018

    Transcendence 2018: Meet the Honorees

    Each year, as the seasons change from summer to fall, we prepare for Transcendence – our annual celebration for trans and non-binary community members and friends in support of our pioneering Transgender Health Program. This year we’re thrilled to honor two boundary-breaking leaders: Deja Smith and Jacob Tobia, two artists who are changing the world […]

  • July 24, 2017

    Asa Radix, MD Named Co-Chair of WPATH’s Standards of Care 8 Revision Committee

    We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Asa Radix, Senior Director of Research and Education, was named by the Board of Directors of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) as Co-Chair of the 8th Revision of its Standards of Care. WPATH promotes the highest standards of health care for individuals through the articulation […]