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Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd discusses gender evolution at TEDxMinneapolis

Kids today are exploring gender identity more than ever. Angela Kade Goepferd, MD, chief education officer and medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, talked about the evolution of gender at the recent TEDxMinneapolis virtual event “Adaptation.”

Dr. Goepferd shares the importance of normalizing pronouns in clinical practice

Angela Kade Goepferd, MD, Children’s Minnesota’s chief education officer, medical director of the Gender Health Program, presented “Support Without Steering: Gender Identity in Pediatric Populations” to the internal medicine pediatrics clinicians at Park Nicollet in Maple Grove, Minn. on Oct. 14, 2020. The information shared focused on supporting gender diverse kids and adolescents, and included tips to make patients feel comfortable during appointments. Dr. Goepferd also shared how she supports the parents and caregivers of her patients.

What parents should know about pronouns

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, medical director of the Children’s Minnesota Gender Health Program, shares what parents should know about pronouns and how we can start talking about pronouns in day-to-day life.

Children’s Minnesota senior research coordinator presents and recognized nationally for study on gender diverse youth

Brianna McMichael, MSN, MPH, CCRP, senior clinical research coordinator with Children's Minnesota Research Institute presented at American Association of Pediatrics (AAP) 2020 Virtual National Conference & Exhibition.

Children’s Minnesota earns LGBTQ Health Care Equality Top Performer designation from Human Rights Campaign Foundation

This designation builds on the organization’s dedication to serving as an essential partner and resource for LGBTQ youth and families along their journey, and our commitment to being an equitable and inclusive employer.

Supporting transgender and gender-diverse youth going back to school

The start of the school year is bringing on many mixed emotions for students, especially for transgender and gender diverse youth. Learn how you can support them as they go back to school, whether they go back virtually or in-person.

How LGBTQ youth are being affected by COVID-19 and how Children’s Minnesota can help.

COVID-19 is affecting LGBTQ youth but Children's Minnesota and our Gender Health program are here to help.

Children’s Minnesota honored as Bronze Stevie Award winner in 2020 American Business Awards

Children’s Minnesota was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie Award in the Communications or Public Relations Campaign of the Year—Healthcare category in the 18th Annual American Business awards. The honor was given for the public relations campaign to launch the Children’s Minnesota Gender Health program.

International Transgender Day of Visibility

On Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31, we recognize and celebrate the lives and achievements of youth and families who identify as transgender and gender-diverse.

Supporting kids on National Coming Out Day

On National Coming Out Day, many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) individuals celebrate coming out, and many may choose to come out for the first time on this day. Celebrate the children in your life who are making brave efforts to be who they are today and every day!