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Guidance Helps Clinicians Counsel Transgender Patients on Contraception

More research is needed about contraceptive needs and health effects on transgender and gender-diverse people.

Behind the Scenes with the Co-Director of the PRIDE Study

In our "Behind the Scenes" series, Stanford Medicine physicians, nurses, researchers and staff members share a glimpse of their daily lives. For Stanford obstetrician/gynecologist Juno Obedin-Maliver, MD, MPH, there is no typical day. Part of what she loves about her job is that every day is different.

LGBTQ+ Doulas Help New Parents Thrive, No Matter How They Identify

For expectant and new parents, queer doulas can provide lifesaving patient advocacy, affirmation, and harm reduction, filling in crucial healthcare industry gaps.

For Transgender Men, Pain of Menstruation is More than Just Physical

Safety concerns and a lack of access to menstruation products are among the issues trans and gender-nonconforming people face during "that time of the month." Juno Obedin-Maliver, MD, MPH, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, is quoted in NBC story.

The PRIDE Study

In the Journal of Americal Medical Informatics Association June 2019 issue, Dr. Juno Obedin-Maliver's national research study focused on a digital health research platform for community engagement, recruitment and retention of sexual gender minority adults.

Trans Dads Tell Doctors: 'You Can Be a Man and Have a Baby'

Transgender men say they face misinformation, bias and a lack of understanding from the medical establishment when they decide to start a family.

Trump’s Military Ban Ignores Science to Inflict Harm

Trump's transgender military ban becomes reality: openly transgender people cannot join the military — and many who are already within its ranks can face discharge if they receive a gender dysphoria diagnosis while serving.

Opening the OB/GYN Door for Sexual and Gender Minority Patients

In Contemporary OB/GYN, Juno Obedin-Maliver, MD, MPH, MAS, found that OB/GYNS who are open, accepting and supportive of the SGM community can help eliminate critical health disparities and also reap benefits for their practices.