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Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Katherine Greenberg, M.D., was on WXXI's Connections to discuss Florida's proposed "Don't Say Gay" bill and Texas' orders that compare gender-affirming surgery to child abuse. Referring to the former, which would limit what could be taught or said in classrooms about LGBTQ identity and health, Greenberg said, "Shutting down those conversations, creating stigma and shame, we know are associated with worse mental health outcomes."
Katherine Greenberg and Scott Fearing on "Connections with Evan Dawson" - Tuesday, March 1, 2022.
Strong Memorial, Highland and Thompson Earn 'LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader' Designation
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, recently recognized Strong Memorial Hospital (SMH) and UR Medicine affiliates Highland and Thompson Hospitals as 2019 national LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leaders.
University of Rochester Schools of Medicine, Nursing Honored with HEED Excellence in Diversity Award
The UR School of Nursing and the UR School of Medicine and Dentistry were among 43 health professions schools selected to receive the only national honor recognizing U.S. medical, dental, pharmacy, nursing, osteopathic, and allied health schools that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Connections: Discussing challenges faced by the transgender community
WXXI News. By Evan Dawson & Megan Mack
Strong Memorial Hospital Is 'Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality'
Strong Memorial Hospital has been recognized as a 2017 national Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
The Health Effects Of Rescinding Trans Title IX Protection
Experts agree that discrimination against trans students, such as forcing them to use facilities not matching their gender, leads to stress, depression, and a much harder time learning.
Transgender Clinic Serves Gender Expansive Youths and Young Adults
“We just want people to know that we’re here,” said Katherine Greenberg, M.D., director of Gender Health Services. “If you’re struggling with anything gender-related, or if you have a child who is expressing concerns about their gender, please give us a call.”
WXXI News Connections: Health Options for Transgender People
A discussion of health options for the transgender community
Time Warner Cable News With Growing Awareness Comes More Support for Rochester’s Transgender Community