Tag: health care

Marjorie's Story: What's In a Name - A Letter to Pediatricians

Marjorie's Story: What's In a Name - A Letter to Pediatricians
October is LGBT History Month. To honor transgender people and their unique histories, I will be featuring transgender people and parents of transgender children all month long. Through sharing their stories, I hope to raise awareness of this amazing population of people who still struggle for basic human rights. By Marjorie Kay, proud mother of... Read more »

Meridian Medical Associates in Joliet is not a #TransHealthFail

Meridian Medical Associates in Joliet is not a #TransHealthFail
We’d never visited the Quick Care at Meridian Medical Associates in Joliet before. We’d seen other doctors in their practice, so I knew Jake was on file, but I had no idea what kinds of notes they kept, or how the staff at this particular facility would be. The lady behind the desk smiled warmly... Read more »

What Seems to be the Problem? A Visit to the Doctor

What Seems to be the Problem? A Visit to the Doctor
For being nearly full, the waiting room was remarkably quiet. A cough or a sniffle, the sound of a wrapper being opened or a mother shushing her children. Jake sat across the room, slumped down in his chair while a teenager played on a phone beside him. I’d forgotten to bring a book or an... Read more »
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