Cos Raimondi, LCSW, LCAC – Indianapolis

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Cos Raimondi, LCSW, LCAC Indianapolis Counseling Associates, LLC 9135 N. Meridian St., Suite A-9 Indianapolis, IN 46260 Therapist Phone: 317-581-1779 ext. 1 Email: cosmasraimondi@icloud.com Are you familiar with WPATH Standards of Care version 7?: Yes Have you provided referral letters for hormone therapy?: Yes Have you provided referral letters for…

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Ind. Senate Bill 344 advances, excluding trans folks from civil rights protections

Indiana Senate Bill 344 passed out of committee last night with some amendments which broadened the exclusions that allow discrimination against LGBT people, who could be discriminated against by businesses with a religious intent – including hospitals run by religious organizations. The bill was debated and discussed for many hours…

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Indiana Senate Bill 100 – Indiana GOP’s other attack on transgender Hoosiers

Indiana Senate Bill 100

Update: Indiana Senate Bill 344 has just be introduced to the state legislature, and it would supercede this bill and strip out ANY protections for transgender Hoosiers, sending gender identity issues to a summer study committee. We will be writing about this new bill shortly. Authored by Sen. Travis Holdman,…

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Indiana Senate Bill 344 – stripping transgender protections from LGBT rights

Indiana SB344

Authored by Sen. Travis Holdman and Sen. Brandt Hershman, SB344 was introduced on January 7th and referred to Committee on Rules & Legislative Procedure. This bill strips out all protections from transgender Hoosiers and sends the “gender identity” to a summer study committee. Download and read the current full text…

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Indiana Senate Bill 35 – Criminalizing transgender bathroom use

Indiana Senate Bill 35

Authored by Sen. James Tomes, Indiana Senate Bill 35 will be introduced to the legislature on January 5, and will be read and sent to the Committee on Public Policy on that day. As currently written, the bill would criminalize the use of public restrooms by transgender people, which would…

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Jennifer Hobbs, Ph.D., LMHC – Valparaiso

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Jennifer Hobbs, Ph.D., LMHC Private Practice @ The Lotus Center 4403 N. Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383 Phone number: 219-921-5818 www.valpolotuscenter.com Email: mentalwellnessconsulting@gmail.com How long have you been a practicing therapist? I have been counseling since 1998 and licensed since 2008. Do you have a degree or license to practice…

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Joy Musser, PhD CCC-SLP – Voice Therapy – Fort Wayne

Musser Therapies

Joy Musser, PhD CCC-SLP Musser Therapies, LLC Fort Wayne, IN 260-312-2703 Email: joy@mussertherapies.com Website: http://www.mussertherapies.com Are you familiar with WPATH Standards of Care version 7?: Yes Have you provided referral letters for hormone therapy?: No Have you provided referral letters for surgeries?: No Experience working with trans-identified persons? Assigned male…

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Laurie Freeman, MA, LMFT – Indianapolis

Laurie Freeman, MA, LMFT Wellspring Center Indy 9201 N Meridian St Suite 120 Indianapolis, IN 46260 Phone: 317.506.5988 Website: http://www.wellspringcenterindy.com Are you familiar with WPATH Standards of Care version 7?: Yes Have you provided referral letters for hormone therapy?: No Have you provided referral letters for surgeries?: No Experience working…

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Melissa Bauzo, MA, MDiv, LMFT – Indianapolis

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Melissa Bauzo, MA, MDiv, LMFT Liberation Counseling Services, LLC 4735 Statesmen Drive, Suite A Indianapolis, IN 46250 and 2680 E. Main Street #220 Plainfield, IN 46168 Phone: (317) 551-3382 Website: Psychology Today Bio Are you familiar with WPATH Standards of Care version 7?: Yes Have you provided referral letters for…

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Myths and Facts about Gender Identity and Indiana Civil Rights Protections

Facts and Myths

Myth: Discrimination against transgender people is not a problem in Indiana. FACT: Most transgender Hoosiers report having experienced discrimination in a public accommodation setting. Many have either been fired from their jobs or are fearful of being fired if they disclose their trans status. Many transgender Hoosiers (especially young people)…

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Trans Hoosiers discuss civil rights in Indiana

To address coming legislation about LGBT civil rights, several trans Hoosiers have come forward to tell their personal stories and share why having full civil rights protections for transgender people is essential in Indiana. Kimberly Acoff Kimberly Acoff has lived in Fort Wayne since her family moved there when she…

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Transgender Hoosiers speak: Jayne’s Story

We’re going to be featuring more stories and letters from transgender Hoosiers talking about their experiences with discrimination, their fears about living in a less-than-accepting state, and what they would like their legislators to understand about transgender people. Here is Jayne’s story: Dear Legislators, I write today as more than…

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Transgender Youth Support Group – Chesterton & NW Indiana

Support Group

Saturday, January 16th at 10:00am And every other saturday contact facilitator Karen V. Sutherland, LMFT for location Chesterton, Indiana Phone: (219) 246-9837 Email: yourlifesolutionsllc@gmail.com Website: http://www.yourlifesolutions.org Transgender group, ages 14-19 years old Cost: $50 This support group is for transgender, genderqueer, gender variant and questioning individuals. In group you can…

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