The WPATH Student Initiative (WSI) is collaborating with Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference to organize the 5th graduate student research symposium as part of conference programming. The symposium showcases the latest research in transgender health from graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and other advanced research trainees across a variety of academic disciplines
This event is available to all conference attendees (Professional Track and General Track.) No CEUs are offered for the Read more...
We are looking for some volunteers to help out with the conference. Volunteering will allow you the opportunity to give something back to the community that deserves restorative, affirming, and encouraging associations in a safe place.
Sometimes justice is swift. In a rare move, a unanimous panel of the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals issued its ruling an hour after today’s oral argument, ruling in favor of the Boyertown, Pennsylvania Area School District and the District’s policy that respects and affirms trans students by allowing students to use locker rooms and restrooms that correspond to their gender identity.
This ruling is a victory for students in Boyertown, and for students in school districts throughout Pennsylvania. Now, the many other school districts who support trans students with Read more...
The second series of workshops will focus on providing inclusive and affirmative medical care to transgender and gender non-conforming patients in a primary care setting and a professional development opportunity for educators to learn more about suicide intervention for LGBTQ youth from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. A community workshop will also be held for us to learn how to better support one another during challenging times!
1. What’s your role at Mazzoni Center and how long have you been in it?
I am the first Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and this is my 4th week on the job.
2. Out of all the jobs out there why one at Mazzoni Center?
When I was searching for a job the keywords I had alerts for were “diversity, inclusion, LGBTQ.” I was reviewing job descriptions daily via those keywords for a few months and the Mazzoni Center job posting really stood out. This position’s call for a dynamic Read more...