Slate Joshua Safer Clinics that treat gender nonconforming youth have noticed two clear trends over the past 20 years or so… Expert quote: “I know that parents out there think ‘If I let my kid experiment then somehow my kid will brainwash himself or herself to go down this challenging path…but if your kid’s not […]
Teen Vogue quoting Joshua Safer, School of Medicine “Transgender people have fought a long and hard battle to be recognized as exactly what they are: human beings…” Expert quote: “Parents who allow their children to express a gender identity opposite of their external body parts won’t make their children transgender.” View full article.
Gizmodo quoting Joshua Safer, School of Medicine “Dani Castro had developed a UTI, but was afraid to go to the doctor due to her track record of bad experiences…” Expert quote: “It would be hard to have an endocrine practice without seeing some [trans people].” View full article.
The Atlantic Joshua Safer, School of Medicine Two years ago at Burning Man, Andrea tripped on ayahuasca and had visions of herself as a woman in a past life… Expert quote: “The big roadblocks are lack of providers who have been willing to provide the treatment in the first place and lack of financial support.” […]
Voice of America Joshua Safer, School of Medicine When Preston Agee first learned his child was transgender, he walked into his own bedroom, shut the door, and thought, “Oh, my God, not this. Anything else.”… Expert quote: “I am very much in the camp believing that there is a biological basis for gender identity.” View […]
WBUR “CommonHealth” Joshua Safer, School of Medicine Boston Medical Center CEO Kate Walsh was in a meeting a few years ago when something about gender identity and health came up. She turned to Dr. Joshua Safer, who was treating many of the hospital’s transgender patients… Expert quote: “Up until a decade or so ago, the […]
Boston Globe (subscription required) Joshua Safer, School of Medicine Boston Medical Center plans to become the first hospital in Massachusetts — and one of a few in the country —to offer gender reassignment surgery, responding to a growing and unmet demand for treatment in the transgender community… Expert quote: “The demand for care from the […]
Time Joshua Safer, School of Medicine Three guys are sitting at a Harlem bartop eating fries, drinking whiskey and talking about love. One of them, Bryce Richardson, is about to propose to his girlfriend… View full article quoting expert Joshua Safer
New Statesman Joshua Safer, School of Medicine In the US and UK, politicians want to enshrine respect for “gender identity” into law. The only problem? There is no scientific consensus on what gender is… Expert quote: “Personally, I do actually believe that there is a masculine brain and a feminine brain.” View full article
WBUR “CommonHealth” Joshua Safer, School of Medicine Crack. A bright pink aluminum bat connects with a fluorescent yellow softball, sending it toward woods that border Ponaganset High School in northwest Rhode Island. The left fielder runs in and makes the catch… Expert quote: “Men have about 15 percent more, using crude calculations, relative to women, for things […]