Every year in November, the Boston transgender and gender nonconforming communities come together to mourn those who have been taken from us due to anti-transgender violence. This tradition began in 1998, with the murder of Rita Hester in Allston, Massachusetts. Now, two decades later, the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is honored worldwide. This is a day to remember the lives of the hundreds of transgender and gender nonconforming people who died by violence over the past year.
November 12–19 is Transgender Awareness Week. Join us for a screening of the documentary film, “Trans Dudes with Lady Cancer,” followed by a virtual panel discussion lead by Dr. Kathryn Rexrode (Chief of the BWH Division of Women’s Health) and Dr. Ole-Petter Hamnvik (Co-Director of the BWH Transgender Program) with the filmmakers.
"Trans Dudes with Lady Cancer" (by Yee Won Chong and Brooks Nelson, Boxxo Productions) is a short film documenting the journey of two transmasculine people, their family and communities...
Please join us at the Fenway Institute's first annual Judy Bradford LGBTQIA+ Women's Health Research Forum on October 30 PM and October 31 AM. Admission is FREE!
All we ask is that you bring your expertise and energy to work with other community members, students, clinicians, and researchers to brainstorm strategies to optimize engagement in care for LGBTQIA+ women.
This is also an opportunity to submit a 3-minute Mini-TED video featuring a strategy you feel passionate about! Mini-TEDs will be posted on the...
QTBIPOC Public Health Roundtable Sponsored by Fenway Health
Join us for a roundtable discussion that explores the ways anti-blackness /bias and institutional racism create cultural and structural barriers to access in healthcare for the LGBTQ+ Black, Indigenous, Latinx, people of color community.
Dr. Valerie E. Stone, MD, MPH Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Department of Medicine | Brigham and Women’s Hospital Professor of Medicine| Harvard Medical School
The eye-opening documentary explores the unique medical, religious, and social barriers that intersex people continue to face today. Through sharing the stories of five intersex people, Stories of Intersex and Faith ultimately helps viewers enter a more constructive conversation on one of the most divisive issues facing not only faith communities, but society as a whole.
While the medical community seeks to “fix” intersex children, many religious communities struggle to understand how intersex people fit into their male/female binary. Yet, these five remarkable stories reveal...
MGH Institute of Health Professions Charlestown Navy Yard, 1 Constitution Wharf Boston, MA 02129
OVERVIEW: Join us for this conference bringing together interprofessional public health and healthcare professionals to explore the policy landscape around LGBTQ youth and healthcare, services for gender diverse individuals, and ways to enhance your own skills in providing gender affirming care. Hear from advocates and leaders from MGH Institute of Health Professions, MGH Transgender Health Program, Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth, Fenway Institute, Boston GLASS, and more.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN: Upon completion, participants will be able to:
The Fenway Institute and Harvard Medical School Continuing Education are pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2020 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health Conference. The conference will take place virtually from October 17th to October 19th. You can register here. Please also share this email with anyone you think may be interested.
Hosted by Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences: Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Alex Marzano-Lesnevich's next book, BOTH AND NEITHER, is a combined work of memoir, history, cultural analysis, trans re-imaginings, and international road trip about life beyond the gender binary. It is forthcoming from Doubleday (US), Phoenix (UK), and Sonatine (France).
Marzano-Lesnevich is the author of THE FACT OF A BODY: A Murder and a Memoir, which received a...