The award is designed to recognize LGBTQ+ individuals who have shown a deep commitment in their personal and professional lives to create space for LGBTQ+ youth to feel safe and empowered to be their true selves.
Every day that I'm in the Children’s Minnesota Gender Health clinic, I hear from patients and families who wonder if they will have to flee our state in order to continue to love and support their transgender child. That’s why I have been to the Minnesota State Capitol several times the past two months fighting to protect and support transgender and gender diverse youth.
The cover of Lavender Magazine’s 2023 Health and Wellness issue features a familiar face – Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, medical director of the Children’s Minnesota Gender Health program.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has released a new report about the threats and harassment targeting health care providers and systems for offering gender-affirming care. The report includes a video that features Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd (they/she), chief education officer and medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, discussing the attacks on providers, including themselves.
We all make mistakes. In Part 2 of this blog, our kid experts discuss more common mistakes related to equity and identity.
We all make mistakes related to equity and identity. Two of our kid experts discuss several common mistakes and how to handle them.
On Friday, Dec. 2, the City of Minneapolis took action to ensure transgender and gender-diverse youth will continue to have access to life-saving health care. Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, chief education officer and medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, was among those invited to the signing.
Mental health matters. Let’s rephrase that. Mental health support is critical for all kids.
Patients and families at children’s hospitals are under attack and that is not OK.
The honor from the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on LGBT Health and Wellness recognizes the outstanding work Dr. Goepferd has done in advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth and families in Minnesota and the region.