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Letter to My Child’s New Doctor on Gender-Affirming Care (And Why it Matters)

Along with the doctor’s immediate response and hope for better

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A few weeks ago, I scheduled an appointment for my teen with a new doctor to seek treatment for their migraines. The visit was uncomfortable, because the medical staff did not use my child’s correct pronouns, despite the fact that…

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Amplifying LGBTQ voices through the art of storytelling

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E. Katherine Kottaras

E. Katherine Kottaras

M.A. English// M.S. Kinesiology, Integrative Wellness. Contemplative teacher & writer. 🏳️‍🌈☮️🌴🍕 Chronic pain yields chronic hope.

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