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Pediatric Gender & Sexual Health Provider Resources

Referral Process

Community Medical or Mental Health Provider

If you are a community medical or mental health provider and you would like to refer a young person to our clinic, please obtain the consent of the young person and their guardian, and call us at 612-913-0563.

Internal Hennepin Healthcare Provider

If you are an internal Hennepin Healthcare provider, please obtain the consent of the young person and their guardian and place a referral in Epic. To do so, select the "Referral to General Pediatrics and Specialties" option and choose "Gender and Sexual Health" within the order.

Gender-Related Resources for Mental Health Providers
Gender-Focused Workbooks for Therapists
  • The Gender Identity Workbook for Kids: A Guide to Exploring Who You Are by Kelly Storck, LCSW
  • The Gender Quest Workbook: A Guide for Teens and Young Adults Exploring Gender Identity Paperback by Rylan Jay Testa, PhD
  • The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook: Skills for Navigating Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression by Anneliese Singh
  • A Clinician's Guide to Gender-Affirming Care: Working with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients, first edition by Sand C. Chang, PhD; Anneliese A. Singh, PhD, Lore M. Dickey, PhD
  • Supporting Transgender Autistic Youth and Adults by Gratton

Local Support

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Queerspace Collective

QUEERSPACE Collective creates space for LGBTQ+ youth to feel safe and empowered to be their true selves. Our vision is for all LGBTQ+ youth to have a network of support to help them develop a strong sense of pride in who they are, where they come from and where they want to go!

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Transforming Families

Transforming Families is a community where transgender, gender non-conforming, and questioning youth and their families come together to support each other in a safe, welcoming space.  We share our stories, victories, challenges, and resources to make our communities a better place for trans youth and their families.

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Transgender, Intersex, Gender-expansive Revolutionary Resources & Services

We’re a local group of dedicated, capable, and accomplished trans and intersex activists with 50+ years of combined organizing experience and a wide, complex range of genders, sexualities, abilities, and racial identities. TIGERRS is dedicated to delivering quality, robust and consistent direct services to the transgender, intersex, and gender-expansive communities in Minnesota.

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Reclaim

RECLAIM's mission is to increase access to mental health care so queer and trans youth may reclaim their lives from oppression in all its forms. RECLAIM is one of the region's only resources where queer and trans youth ages 12-25 can get financially accessible, specialized mental health care.

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Outfront MN

OutFront Minnesota’s mission is to create a state where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people are free to be who they are, love who they love, and live without fear of violence, harassment or discrimination.

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University of MN Institute for Sexual and Gender Health

Our purpose is to revolutionize the sexual and gender climate by eliminating barriers and advancing healthy sexuality. We're a leader in sexuality research, education, clinical care, and advocacy to promote positive sexual and gender health for all.