Queer MEDucation

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Queer MEDucation is a platform to educate medical professionals and the general population on LGBTQI+GNC health care. Please enjoy a series of expert interviews featuring medical providers, mental health professionals, advocates, and community members.

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Today, we chat with Em Munson (they/them), MS, AT who is working hard to breakdown archaic, gendered barriers in athletics. ***This episode was recorded pre-COVID.*** Produced by Sonic Culture Studios

Today we chat with high school biology teacher, Sam Long, about creating gender inclusive curriculum in STEM classrooms. Also, we chat with Sam about his contribution to new publication Teaching about Gender Diversity: Teacher-Tested Lesson Plans for K–12 Classrooms which hits shelves…

Adrian Shanker is editor of the critically acclaimed anthology Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health and the executive director of Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center in Allentown, PA. A specialist in LGBT health policy, he developed leading-edge health promotion campaigns…

2020 has been a year but we're back with new content and phenomenal guests. 

"Chest binding" or "binding" is utilizing various materials and techniques to change the contour of the chest. Studies are few and far between when it comes to standardized guidelines, recommendations, and safety protocols. Today, we chat with Frances Reed, LMT…

Pre-exposure prophylaxis, also known as PrEP, is a medical approach to preventing HIV transmission. Truvada (tenofovir TDF and emtricitabine) was FDA approved in 2012 for PrEP and is extremely effective in preventing HIV transmission. So who is a candidate for…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Today, I chat with Zil Goldstein, board certified family nurse practitioner and current Associate Medical Director for Transgender and Gender Non-Binary Health at Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, about the basics of medical transition and hormone related services.

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…

How do we define wellness? It means whatever it means to YOU. Today, we chat with Kyle Fairall (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…

How can we create positive health outcomes for our vulnerable queer young people? How can we help queer youth communicate in a healthcare setting in a way that is comfortable and safe? Today, we chat with Genya Shimkin, MPH the…

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, PT, DPT, the founder of Deconstruct Health. Michael discusses their mission to alleviate the barriers…

According to the World Professional Organization for Transgender Health referral letters are not required transition related services. However, many health professionals act as gatekeepers. Today we chat with Katie Leikam, a licensed clinical social worker focusing on the mental health…

When it comes to sex and disabilities, the resources are limited for individuals and medical professionals. Today, we chat with Eva Sweeney about her mission to improve sexual education through platform Cripping Up Sex. ***Full transcription: www.queermeducation.com***

This week, we chat with Ray Rachlin about how to create a safe prenatal, postnatal and birthing experience for LGBTQI and nonbinary folx. Ray is a Licensed Midwife (LM), Certified Professional Midwife (CPM), Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC), and the President of…

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. Today, we chat with Darren Paul-Vance. Darren is the CEO of Rainbow Families, a non-profit, volunteer…

Magic City Acceptance Center is the first LGBTQI and nonbinary youth center in Alabama. It was founded in 2014 as an extension of Birmingham AIDS Outreach and continues to expand exponentially each and every year. Today, we chat with co-founder…

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