Finding Spirit – Muncie

Finding Spirit = Supporting Proper Information, Resources and Inclusion for Trans People is a support group for trans and gender nonconforming individuals to gather and share resources and life experiences.   All ages welcome. Meetings are Tuesdays at 7:00pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie; 4800 W. Bradford Dr.; Muncie,…

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Roy M. Arnold, MD – Evansville

Health Care

Roy M. Arnold, MD Practice: 21st Century Healthcare 445 North Cross Pointe Blvd, Suite 140 Evansville, IN 47715 Phone: 812 402 2003 Website: http://www.21centuryhc.com Doctor’s email : drarnold@21centuryhc.com Type of Service Provided: Hormone Replacement Therapy Familiar with WPATH SOC v.7?: Yes Experience working with trans-identified adults?: Board certified internal medicine.…

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Kimberly Loney LMHC – Fort Wayne

counseling

Kimberly Loney LMHC 3262 Mallard Cove Lane, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46804 Phone: 260-418-2029 Website: http://kimberlyloney.com Are you familiar with WPATH Standards of Care version 7?: Yes Would you provide referral letters for hormone therapy?: Yes Would you provide referral letters for surgeries?: Yes Experience working with trans-identified persons? Assigned male…

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Trans Hoosier Stories: Reaction to SB344 Dying

The Indiana State Senate killed a bill Tuesday that would have granted civil rights protections to lesbian, gay and bisexual Hoosiers before it could even come up for a vote. The bill did not include any protections for transgender Hoosiers. Korvin Bothwell and Melissa Eberle Bickel speak about what that…

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Karen V. Sutherland – Chesterton

counseling

Therapist Name: Karen V. Sutherland Your Life Solutions 1496 Pope Court, Suite 2 Chesterton Indiana 46304 Therapist Phone: (219)250-2157 Email: yourlifesolutionsllc@gmail.com Website: http://www.yourlifesolutions.org Familiar with WPATH SOC v.7?: Yes Provides Referral Letters for HRT?: Yes Provides Referral Letters for Surgeries?: Yes Experience working with trans-identified persons?: I have been providing…

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David Kearby, LCSW – Indianapolis

counseling

David Kearby LCSW Integrative Psychotherapy & Consulting 429 E. Vermont St., Suite 205 Indianapolis, IN 46202 Phone: 317-215-0548 Website: davidkearby.com Email: dk@davidkearby.com Familiar with WPATH SOC v.7?: Yes Provides Referral Letters for HRT?: Yes Provides Referral Letters for Surgeries?: Yes Experience working with trans* identified persons?: I have been working…

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Kelly Bishop Bohren, LCSW

counseling

Kelly Bishop Bohren, LCSW 8 N. Morgan Blvd Valparaiso, IN 46383 Clinic or Practice: Private Practice Therapist Phone: 219-464-9495 Email: kbishopbohren@gmail.com Familiar with WPATH SOC v.7?: Yes Provides Referral Letters for HRT?: Yes Provides Referral Letters for Surgeries?: Yes Experience working with trans* identified persons?: Received initial training while working…

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Jennifer Vincent, MS, CSAYC – Indianapolis

counseling

Jennifer Vincent, LMHC, CSAYC 8515 Cedar Place Drive, Indianapolis, IN Phone:(317) 643-0507 Email: JenniferVincentLMHC@gmail.com Website: http://jenniferlinv.wix.com/jennifervincentlmhc Familiar with WPATH SOC v.7?: Yes Provides Referral Letters for HRT?: Yes Provides Referral Letters for Surgeries?: Yes Experience working with trans* identified persons?: Jennifer have been working with trans gender youth, their families…

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When Do Kids Know They’re Transgender? Younger Than You’d Think

From kuow.org: When Do Kids Know They’re Transgender? Younger Than You’d Think When Kristina Olson, a psychology professor at the University of Washington, started looking into research on transgender children, she was surprised. It was thin at best. Data from decades ago said that 80 percent of transgender kids revert…

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NY’s trans-inclusive foster child care guidelines draws federal praise, conservative attention

Safe & Respected: Policy, Best Practices, and Guidance for Serving Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Children and Youth Involved in the Child Welfare, Detention, and Juvenile Justice Systems

In the summer of 2014, New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services adopted a trans-inclusive standard of care for youth in its foster care and criminal justice systems: Safe & Respected: Children’s Services Releases New Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) Best Practices Guide. The guide features an overview of the…

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