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Transgender Family Building | PCOS

By: Drake Athey
September 19th, 2022

As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, finding quality, inclusive healthcare can be a true challenge. Sadly, for trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming individuals, discrimination in healthcare is all too common. According to Lambda Legal's "When Health Care Isn't Caring" study, 70% of trans and gender non-conforming patients surveyed have experienced discrimination in healthcare because of their LGBTQIA+ status. This trans patient's story shows just how crucial it can be to find a knowledgeable doctor and an inclusive practice to get the care you deserve. 

PCOS | Advocacy

By: Dr. Mark P. Leondires
September 8th, 2022

Many people don’t know what Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is or how it can impact the lives of those it affects. However, for the up to 15% of those assigned female at birth who do suffer from the syndrome, “life-changing” only begins to describe the condition. For many ciswomen, trans men, and others in the LGBTQIA+ community grappling with PCOS, it can have a big impact on their daily life.