Disorders of Sexual Development (DSD) and Gender Management Service (GeMS) In the News

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The GeMS Clinic: In the News

In this Boston Globe article, the Maines family talks about their experience at Children’s and how Dr. Norman Spack helped Nicole affirm the gender she always identified with. In this Thriving blog post, Wayne Maines expresses his thoughts on the GeMS Clinic and what it's like raising a daughter who's transgender.

A Letter to My Son Jacob on His 5th Birthday
Read a mother’s love letter to her 5 year-old son Jacob born Mia in The Boston Globe. Although her child was too young for the Gender Management Clinic at Boston Children’s Hospital, the staff helped her find a therapist experienced with transgender youth, whose support carried her entire family and continues to carry them today.

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