Posts tagged nonbinary
Episode 25: Queer Health Policy ft. Carl G Streed Jr, MD MPH FACP

What is queer health policy and why is it important? Today, we chat with Dr. Carl G. Streed Jr, physician and research lead at Boston Medical Center for Transgender Medicine & Surgery. For over a decade, Carl has been dedicated to understanding and eliminating disparities among sexual and gender minorities through education reform, professional development, and systems redesign.

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Episode 24 : What Is a Doula? ft. Jenna Brown (they/them)

What is the scope of a doula? Are doulas medical practitioners? How can doulas aid in pelvic health and reproductive care? Today we chat with queer doula and radical activist Jenna Brown (they/them). Their mission is to shift the narrative from fear to love by using person-centered care to cultivate self-awareness, connection, and autonomy.

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Episode 23: Queering Higher Education ft. Shane Whalley, LMSW

How can we improve health and well-being of LGBTQI and nonbinary individuals? The straightforward answer is: through education and conversation. Today, we chat with Shane Whalley licensed master of social work and lifelong social justice educator. Shane and I discuss how lived experiences as an elder genderqueer person motivates zir to facilitate workshops on issues faced by LGBTQIA communities at the University of Texas and greater Austin area.

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Episode 22: Minority Stress During Adolescence ft. Jeremy Goldbach, Ph.D., LMSW

Today, we chat with Dr. Jeremy Goldbach, Doctor of Social Work and Director of the Center for LGBT Health Equity at the University of Southern California. Dr. Goldbach's research focuses on how the minority stress model specifically affects the health and well-being of youth and adolescents.

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Episode 20: Queer Womxn's Health ft. Angie Magaña, CNM, WHNP

Many opportunities are missed to test, treat, educate and advocate regarding medical and social concerns of queer womxn. Today, we chat with Angie Magaña, a womxn's health nurse practitioner and founder of the Audre Lorde Health Program at the LA LGBT Center, regarding the extreme health disparities affecting lesbian, bisexual, and queer womxn.

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Episode 19: QUEERFLEX ft. Kyle Fairall, Founder

How do we define wellness? It means whatever it means to YOU. Today, we chat with Kyle Fairell (they/them) founder of QUEERFLEX about how they address LGBTQIA2S+ fitness accessibility in Edmonton, Canada through queer-centred personal and group training, public education, and direct advocacy in the broader community. 

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Episode 18: The Q Card Project ft.Genya Shimkin, MPH

According to the Williams Institute at UCLA, “heightened exposure to bullying and harassment by sexual and gender minority youth is associated with increased risk of absenteeism, lower GPAs, school discipline and decreased rates of college or other post-high school plans. It is also associated with increased odds of negative health outcomes and risky behaviors,

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Episode 17: Chronic Pain and Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy ft. Michael Zabala Aquino, PT, DPT

Most people utilize physical therapy for orthopedic purposes, however, physical therapy has so much more to offer. Today, we chat with Dr. Michael Zabala Aquino, the founder of Deconstruct Health. Michael discusses their mission to alleviate the barriers that exist for the queer community, particularly queer people of color and transgender/gender nonconforming individuals, through the use of physical therapy and whole body wellness. Michael specializes in pelvic floor physical therapy (for all!) and chronic pain.

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Episode 14: Queer Midwifery ft. Ray Rachlin LM, CPM, CLC

Certified Professional Midwives (CPMs) are a “fast-growing segment of the midwifery profession in the United States today. Certified Professional Midwives are trained and credentialed to offer expert care, education, counseling, and support to women for pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period,” according to the North American Registry of Midwives. As of 2016, there are a little over 3,000 CPMs practicing. 

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Episode 13: Rainbow Families ft. Darren Paul-Vance

According to the Family Equality Council, approximately, 2-3.7 million children are being raised by a LGBTQ parent, a combination of couples and single parents.   According to the Williams Institute at UCLA, 21.4% of couples raising adopted children are same sex couples, compared to 3.0% of cis-male/female couples and about 3.0% of same sex couples are fostering compared to 0.4% of cis-heterosexual couples. Interestingly enough, there are higher rates of same sex couples raising children in more conservative areas of the country such as the South, the Mountain West and Midwestern states.

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Episode 9: The Importance of the Pin ft. Cassidy Bommer, M4, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Have you ever contemplated coming out to your provider because of fear or stigma? Are you sick of being asked “Do you have sex with men, women, or both?” Do colleagues ask you about your engagement ring and assume your partner’s gender? These are scenarios that LGBTQI and nonbinary individuals deal with on a regular basis both as patients, providers, and medical trainees. Today, we speak to Cassidy Bommer, a fourth year medical student and…

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Episode 8: A Special Interview with the Co-Editors of Headcase: LGBTQ Writers & Artists on Mental Health and Wellness

A special episode of Queer MEDucation featuring co-editors of the recently published book Headcase: LGBTQ Writers and Artists on Mental Health and Wellness. We speak with Stephanie Schoeder and Teresa Theophano about how this concept came to fruition and the importance of documenting personal accounts of LGBTQI and nonbinary mental health challenges.

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Episode 7: Sex, Intimacy, and OT ft. Kathryn Ellis, MOT, OTR/L

What is occupational therapy? How can providers utilize occupational therapists to address sex and intimacy concerns? In today’s episode, we sit down with Kathryn Ellis, the founder of The Institute of Sex, Intimacy, and OT. Kathryn Ellis, MOT, OTR/L is an experienced leader, clinician, educator, and researcher in the field of occupational therapy related to sexual activity and intimate social participation. ​She is a Certified Sexuality Counselor by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists and co-author of Sex and Intimacy for Wounded Veterans: A Guide to embracing change

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Episode 6: Improving Addiction Services ft. Beck Gee-Cohen, MA, LADC

LGBT persons also have a greater likelihood than non-LGBT persons of experiencing a substance use disorder (SUD) in their lifetime, and they often enter treatment with more severe SUDs, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Addiction treatment programs offering LGBTQI and nonbinary specific care shows better outcomes for clients compared to those in non-specialized programs. It’s clear that treatment should address unique factors in individuals’ lives that include homophobia/transphobia, family problems, violence, and social isolation.

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