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Dr. Goepferd gives tips to parents of gender expansive kids on MPR’s Angela Davis show

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, recently joined Angela Davis on MPR News to talk about how children express gender identity and ways families can support gender expansive children and teens.

Tips to support kids if they come out as LGBTQ to you

When a child or teen comes out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ), it’s normal for a parent or guardian to have potentially complex feelings, from confused to concerned, awkward to honored. Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd offers tips on how to support kids in the coming out process.

National Coming Out Day: one employees shares why we celebrate

National Coming Out Day: Ari Elfenbein, emergency medical technician (EMT), shares why we celebrate and the importance of the day.

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd applauds Gov. Walz ban on conversion therapy

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, was invited to the governor’s order to talk about why the ban is important for LGBTQ kids.

Pride Month tips on gender-neutral language

In honor of Pride Month, the PRIDE employee resource group (ERG) at Children’s Minnesota provided tips to be more inclusive and gender-neutral during everyday conversations.

The need for affirming health care for transgender youth

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) states gender-affirming care is developmentally appropriate care that is oriented toward understanding and appreciating the child’s gender experience.

Business Coalition of the Equality becomes largest business coalition in support of legal LGBTQ equality

Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO of Children’s Minnesota, endorsed joining the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Business Coalition for the Equality Act on behalf of Children’s Minnesota. It has grown to be the largest business coalition in support of legal LGBTQ equality.

Children’s Minnesota experts share how anti-transgender legislation harms kids

Children's Minnesota experts speak out against a Minnesota bill that would ban transgender student athletes from competing in sports alongside their peers.

Coming out as LGBTQ during COVID-19: what’s different?

For kids who have a validating home environment and supportive relationships with family members, this may be an opportunity to explore their identity, experiment with gender expression at home, and share name and pronouns.

Transgender Day of Visibility: Alissa and Rubie share their story

On Transgender Day of Visibility, Alissa Fountain, supervisor of Children’s Minnesota’s HIV program, shares her story of supporting her daughter Rubie after she came out as transgender.