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May 4, 2017 @ 3:01 pm

An MD’s POV: Interview with Dr. Aron Janssen


Aron Janssen is a doctor but he doesn't play one on TV. In this episode, the Gender Rebels interview Dr. Aron Janssen MD, director of the Gender and Sexuality Service at NY Langone's Child Study Center. There he works with gender varient and gender non-conforming children and adolescents. We discuss trans-related health issues, self-medicating, and how trans people (especially trans youth) can navigate the complex world of health care. 

Dr. Aron Janssen's bio and his webinar on how to talk to your kids about gender and sexuality. 

For those looking for resources; Callen Lorde Community Health Center's Health Outreach to Teens, Ali Forney Center for homeless LGBT youth, and The Door which provides services for youth. 

WPATH Standards of Care and Endocrine Society Guidelines



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The Gender Rebels is a weekly question-and-answer podcast that explores life outside the binary; crossdressing, transgender topics, queer life and anything else that helps break down the gender binary. It's hosted by Faith, a transgender woman in Brooklyn, and her cis female partner Kath. You might also hear a bark or two in the background from our cis dog Rocket. To ask us a question or share a thought emails us at
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