Full House in Attendance for HRC’s First-Ever Equality Talk
April 24, 2012 by Eric Cameron, Digital Media Specialist
Developmental and clinical psychologist Diane Ehrensaft read passages from her recent book, Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Gender-Nonconforming Children, and presented her model of the true gender self and the three-dimensional gender web.
A self-described “eternal optimist,” Dr. Ehrensaft also told personal anecdotes from her 25 years of work with gender non-conforming children and their families.
Dr. Ehrensaft currently serves as the Director of Mental Health at San Francisco’s Child and Adolescent Gender Center. During last night’s Q&A, she was joined onstage by Edgardo J. Menvielle, MD, of DC’s Children’s National Medical Center – the first U.S. center of its kind to address the needs of gender-nonconforming children.
Full video of this inaugural event is available at www.hrc.org/equalitytalks.
We hope you’ll be able to join us again in person or online for next month’s Equality Talk. Speakers will be announced shortly.
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