A psychologist with decades of experience working with TGNC young people, Diane Ehrensaft is perhaps the most frequently quoted youth-gender clinician in the country. Here, they introduce themselves to the public for the first time, in their own words. When it comes to helping TGNC young people gain access to physical interventions, few American clinicians possess the bona fides of the psychologist Laura Edwards-Leeper. The endocrinologist was skeptical, Max said. Edwards-Leeper is hoping to promote a concept of affirming care that takes into account the developmental nuances that so often come up in her clinical work. She thought that her daughter would want to meet her one day. We need dialogue and common humanity, not polarized thinking.
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