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Spotlight – Dr. Johanna Olson-Kennedy

The Gender Odyssey workshops of Johanna Olson-Kennedy, MD have been cornerstone programming for many years.  Dr. Olson-Kennedy specializes in the care of gender expansive children and transgender youth at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.  She has been providing medical intervention for … Continue reading

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GO Spotlight – Jennifer Hastings, MD

We are pleased to have Dr. Jennifer Hastings with us at Gender Odyssey this year. She is an assistant clinical professor at the UCSF Department of Family & Community Medicine, and founding director of the Transgender Health Care Program at … Continue reading

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GO Spotlight – Aydin Olson-Kennedy

Aydin Olson-Kennedy

Aydin Olson-Kennedy, MSW is the Executive Director of the Los Angeles Gender Center where he provides psychotherapy for gender non-conforming and transgender youth, adults and their families. Before moving to Los Angeles, Mr. Olson-Kennedy founded he Community Counseling Program in … Continue reading

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GO Spotlight – Michele Angello, PhD

Dr. Michele Angello

Gender Odyssey’s longtime friend and eminent leader in transgender health, Dr. Michele Angello, will be presenting two workshops next week in L.A.  The depth and breadth of her experience make these “do not miss” sessions!  Guest blogger, Nathan Tabak, recently chatted … Continue reading

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GO Spotlight – Chandi Moore

Chandi Moore

Gender Odyssey Professional in LA, is next week!  We are so excited to host this inaugural LA gathering.  And we’re proud to highlight workshop presenter Chandi Moore.  Chandi is a nationally recognized HIV and trans activist currently working for Children’s … Continue reading

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GO Spotlight – Dr. Andrew Cronyn

by Nina Rose Have you met Dr. Andrew Cronyn? He co-founded El Rio Transgender Pediatric Care Program in Tucson, AZ.  Now, Gender Odyssey loves its attendees. We’re pretty fond of our presenters, too!  So we’re quite excited when an attendee … Continue reading

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Why We Treat Transgender Kids

A physician’s journey from treating transgender adults to treating transgender children, and the compelling arguments that took her there. Continue reading

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From “Midwife” to “Mamma Bear” – A Physician’s Journey at Gender Odyssey

How a medical student got involved in the transgender community through Gender Odyssey. Continue reading

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Warning: May Cause Light-Headedness, by Stacey Prince

As a psychologist who has been working with trans clients and their families for about a decade, I’ve been meaning to attend Gender Odyssey for years. In 2012, two events propelled me to finally go. I had the pleasure of meeting Gender Odyssey Executive Director Aidan Key and learning more about what GO is all about; and, my partner of 18 years, who is in her own gender exploration, wanted to attend with me. I knew that this dual perspective of both mental health practitioner and partner would be heady and difficult to navigate at times… and I was right. But it was so worth it! Continue reading

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Gender Odyssey Family Over the Years

Families, once in dire need of this conference themselves, now enthusiastically make the annual pilgrimage to Gender Odyssey Family specifically to lend support to the new families, the new siblings, the new exploring and transitioning youth. All ages, all backgrounds, from around the world. It’s a unique opportunity for parents to get questions and concerns answered. Continue reading

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