Abby Roh
Media, PA native Abby Roh lived in New York City for eight years before returning to the Philly area to pursue her graduate degree in mental health counseling.  When the time came for Abby to pursue an internship, Mazzoni Center was a perfect match.  
 
“I’ve always had a real passion about working to learn more about the specific health needs of the LGBTQ community,” she says.
 
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Juan David Franco of our Prevention team was on hand to take some photos Tuesday, July 26 when a group of approximately 1,000 people turned up outside our medical practice at 809 Locust to demonstrate their love and support for the trans and gender variant communities, in the face of a scheduled protest by members of the Westboro Baptist Church. 
 
Organized by local LGBTQ community advocates Deja Lynn Alvarez, Bender David, Katey Dyck, Lee Read more...

*This post was authored by Mazzoni Legal Intern Barri Friedland

 

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Mazzoni Center Family & Community Medicine, 809 Locust Street
This afternoon we are expecting the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) to protest outside Mazzoni Center’s medical practice with hateful messages targeting transgender people.
 
The WBC is notorious for their extreme, vitriolic messages and speech - their past targets have included the LGBT community, Catholics, Muslims, and Jews, as well as U.S. soldiers and their families. They have specifically chosen to protest Mazzoni Center because of the care and services we provide to the trans and gender nonconforming communities.
 
Trans Health Task Force 2016

Last month Dane Menkin, CRNP and Elaine Dutton, LCSW of Mazzoni Center’s Trans Clinical Care team co-facilitated a Trans Health Task Force as part of the annual Philadelphia Trans Health Conference.  This was the second year Mazzoni has convened a task force for the purpose of reviewing and discussing best practices, standards of care, and shortcomings in the current systems that medical, behavioral and legal service Read more...

The opening reception for our 2016 Philadelphia Trans Health Conference on Thursday, June 9 was a great success, with hundreds of attendees and guests from around the country gathering at Voyeur Nightclub in Center City to connect with friends old and new, network, enjoy food and drinks, and plan their activities during the three-day conference. 

Special thanks to our Opening Reception Supportive Sponsor and Ally  Read more...