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GO Spotlight – Kristie Maldonado

Gender Odyssey welcomes Kristie Maldonado and her son, Joe!  This year, Joe became the first openly trans boy to be inducted into the Boy Scouts.  Together, this family continues to advocate for trans people everywhere.  Kristie recently connected with guest … Continue reading

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GO Spotlight – Dr. Elijah Nealy

Meet Dr. Elijah C. Nealy, a therapist and former deputy executive director of New York City’s LGBT Community Center, a trans man, and the author of a comprehensive guide to understanding, supporting, and welcoming trans kids.  As part of our … 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 – 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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How to Raise a Transgender Child…Without a Crystal Ball

While Gender Odyssey’s first family programming officially began in 2007, the seeds for a separate family focused conference were planted three years earlier.

Milton Diamond, an internationally known gender and sex researcher, was the 2004 conference keynote speaker. Little did I know that one of the most controversial sessions of the conference would revolve around his discussion of gender transitions for children. Continue reading

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