A blog about pediatrics, gender health and more inclusive care for LGBTQ kids.

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Breaking the binary: understanding gender expression

In the Talking Pediatrics podcast Breaking the binary: expanding gender identity and expression, Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, (they/she), medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, explores gender binary and the importance of expanding gender expression.

Join the upcoming Grand Rounds discussing the impact of COIVD-19 on Asian American communities in Minnesota

Join the upcoming Grand Rounds about Asian American communities in Minnesota and COVID-19.

Connecting families to autism services and resources: A conversation with Sheletta Brundidge

On April 21, from 5:15-5:45, I am moderating a Facebook Live panel discussion about connecting families with a child or teen with autism to resources and services. Four Children’s Minnesota kid experts and Sheletta Brundidge will talk more about Autism Acceptance Month and share tips for families with kids with autism.

Transgender Day of Visibility: What does it mean to be visibly vibrant?

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, (they/she), chief education officer, chief of staff, pediatrician and medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, shares more about Transgender Day of Visibility.

Children’s Minnesota named a Leader in LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce it received the designation of “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 15th anniversary edition of the Healthcare Equality Index.

Stop terrorizing transgender kids

Gender affirming care for transgender youth has long been supported by several professional medical societies, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, who have urged that youth who identify as transgender have access to comprehensive, gender affirming and developmentally appropriate care.