We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Melinda Penn will be the featured speaker at our January meeting. Dr. Penn is an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology and has worked extensively with gender variant youth and teens. Many of you may already know Dr. Penn from having a child under her care. We have asked her to share her experiences treating transgender youth and speak about treatment guidelines. Any questions you have about hormone therapy, puberty blockers, etc. are sure to be answered.
The meeting will be held on on January 10 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm on the second floor of the Side By Side Youth Center (formerly ROSMY) at 2311 Westwood Avenue.
The folks at Richmond PFLAG (Parents and friends of lesbians and gays) are on track for another awesome monthly meeting. September’s meeting will feature a talk from Mark Loewen of LaunchPad Counseling. As a licensed practical counselor, Mark is familiar with the unique challenges facing LGBT individuals and will be discussing the issues of depression and [...]