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In defense of Boston Children’s

Patients and families at children’s hospitals are under attack and that is not OK.  

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd named 2022 Ellen Perrin Award for Excellence honoree

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.

We can’t turn back time on LGBTQ+ rights

LGBTQ+ Pride Month in June is a time to celebrate the impact of our LGBTQ+ community and the diversity of our sexual and gender identities. Take a look with me at a brief history of the progress we’ve made, to remind us what we have fought so hard to achieve and how important it is not to turn back time on LGBTQ rights.

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.

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd and Jamie Winter named 2022 Health Care Heroes by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Children’s Minnesota kid experts, Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd (they/she), chief education officer and medical director of the Gender Health program, and Jamie Winter (she/her), RN, MBA, director of mental health services, have been recognized as 2022 Health Care Heroes by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.

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.

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.