Revised Mental Health Standards of Care for those working with Transgender Clients

Revised Mental Health Standards of Care for those working with Transgender Clients

WPATH, (formerly the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association) has  just issued the latest version of the Standards of Care (SOC) since the last edition came out in 2001. These new guidelines provide the highest standards of health care for health professionals to assist transsexual, transgender and gender nonconforming people to achieve lasting personal comfort with their...

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Annual HTGA Thanksgiving Potluck

Annual HTGA Thanksgiving Potluck

Since 1994, HTGA has offered a safe and supportive space for Houston’s transgender community to meet. Tonight, HTGA will once again host the community’s traditional HTGA Thanksgiving Potluck. There’s no cost to attend. RSVP on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/180401818713260/   WHAT:   Annual HTGA Thanksgiving Potluck WHERE: Transgender Center, 604 Pacific, Hou, TX...

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Standards of Care 7 and How They Effect You

Standards of Care 7 and How They Effect You

WPATH (formerly Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association) has just issued the latest version of the Standards of Care (SOC) since 2001. A leading researcher in FTM health, Colt Meier, and an emerging researcher in transgenderism and Autism Spectrum Disorders, Levi Herman, were in attendance of the WPATH conference in Atlanta, GA, last week when the SOC were officially released....

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Trans Town Hall Meeting Saturday, October 9

TG Town Hall Meeting THIS Saturday, October 9 · 1:00pm – 3:00pm Transgender Center 604 Pacific Houston, TX 77006 (Map) RSVP here on FaceBook This town hall meeting will focus on the impact the Heather Delgado v. Nikki Araguz case will have on the overall GLBT community within Texas and beyond. A loss can mean that the State of Texas will no longer recognize the transitioned...

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Yearly TFA Membership Meeting July 24th

The Transgender Foundation of America is the organization that is responsible for Transgender Center, library and archive. As per TFA By-Laws, we are a 501[c]3 nonprofit membership organization. Our By-laws stipulate, “Membership in this organization shall be open to all who are dealing with issues relating to cultural gender stereotypes.” The annual membership meeting of TFA will be...

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For the Girls

Kristen Schilt is a professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago. She received her PhD from UCLA in 2006 and then spent two years at Rice University. She has just finished a book, coming out this winter, about the workplace experiences of transgender men. For this project, she interviewed transmen in Texas and California who were stealth at work and who had openly transitioned and stayed...

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