Advocating for transgender youth in Wisconsin, New clinic combines physical, mental health

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Heard On The Morning Show
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Restrictions on transgender people push some to leave their state. We learn of a support network in Wisconsin uniting families and allies of LGBTQ+ youth. Then, two nurse practitioners team up to open a health care clinic that works to address healthcare disparities in Milwaukee.

Featured in this Show

  • How to be part of a more welcoming Wisconsin

    Families with transgender kids are moving to states with fewer laws targeting the rights of LGBTQ people — including Wisconsin. A local parent of a transgender child talks about her family’s experience seeking care. The president of a local PFLAG chapter discusses why community support is crucial.

  • Milwaukee nurse practitioners open new healthcare clinic

    Two Milwaukee nurse-practitioners are combining their mental health and wellness services to improve access to healthcare. We discuss their newly opened clinic as well as health disparities facing people of color.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Sue Huntenburg Guest
  • Dr. Octavia Wright-Manual Guest
  • Dr. Clarissa Lawrence Guest