LGBTQ

TMA LGBTQ Health Section GroupMe - 06/07/2022

Join the TMA-LGBTQ HS GroupMe! This is an opportunity for TMA LGBTQ HS section members to converse informally, collaborate, and exchange information.


Q&A: A Physician’s Approach to Gender-Affirming Care - 04/05/2022

Recent events in Texas have shone a spotlight on gender-affirming care and its impact on young people who identify as being gender diverse and transgender. TMA's LGBTQ Health Section answers common questions about gender-affirming care and what it means for patients and physicians. Read the Q&A.


Investigations of Gender-Affirming Care Halted Again by Appeals Court - 03/24/2022

The latest court order in the battle over gender-affirming care in Texas has once again blocked the state from investigating that care as child abuse.


TMA Staying Involved as Courts Rule on Gender-Affirming Care, SB 8 - 03/23/2022

The Texas Medical Association is making sure medicine’s best interests are considered in two legal cases in which courts handed down significant decisions on March 11, impacting physicians and the patients they serve.


TMA Supports Evidence-Based Gender-Affirming Care in Lawsuit - 03/14/2022

As the Doe v. Abbott lawsuit heads to a hearing today over whether to block state investigations involving certain care provided to transgender youth, among other issues, the Texas Medical Association has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the case in support of medically necessary, gender-affirming care, and opposing the criminalization of such treatment.


TMA’s LGBTQ Health Section Elects New Leaders - 06/15/2021

The LGBTQ Health Section kicked off its status as the Texas Medical Association’s newest section by electing a fresh slate of top officers. Newly elected section Chair Maria Monge, MD, encouraged TMA physicians and medical students to join the section whether or not they identify as LGBTQ.


LGBTQ Health: New TMA Section Helps Physicians Treat a Misunderstood Population - 06/11/2021

TMA’s newest section on LGBTQ Health helps Texas physicians treat a widely misunderstood population.


Be a Part of TMA’s New LGBTQ Health Section - 03/12/2021

The Texas Medical Association’s LGBTQ Health Section will hold its next business meeting at 6:30 pm (CT) on April 13, in advance of TexMed 2021. The executive council welcomes all TMA members interested in being a part of the section.


Be a Part of Creating TMA’s New LGBTQ Health Section - 11/18/2020

The Texas Medical Association's LGBTQ Health Section is ready to take next steps after the House of Delegates created the new section to recognize and address LGBTQ health-related issues and needs. You still have a chance to take part in development of the section, which will be open to any TMA member. The section will hold its next organizational meeting via video conference at 7 pm (CT) on Tuesday, Dec. 1. Please register in advance. The deadline to register is Nov. 24.