While some transgender people disclose their transgender status to friends, family, and co-workers (or any combination thereof), some do not disclose that information. It should not be assumed that because a few people know of an individual’s transgender status that the individual has shared this information with others. At the LGBTQ+ Student Center, we recognize and respect that choices around disclosure are complex, and will be unique to each individual and their situation.
Transgender-Friendly Medical Resource Guide in Los Angeles
- Dr. Johanna Olson, Director of the Transgender Youth Program, and Dr. Marvin Belzerat at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles are available for referrals. Students must get a referral through the USC Health Center. They see individuals up to their 25th birthday. This can involve in-house counseling/mental health referrals once patients are evaluated.
- Dr Maddie is at the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
- The BAART clinic is a resource for those without financial resources, 213.353.1140
- The LA Gender Center is a source for counseling and medical referral, 310.475.8880
- The St. John’s Clinic can often see patients the same week, and can provide services with our without insurance.323.541.1660 ext. 1068
USC’s non-discrimination policy, which includes sexuality and gender identity/expression