News tagged with gender identity

Accommodating LGBT patients in dental, medical offices

As the pediatric dentist walked her 4-year-old patient back to the waiting room, she inquired, "Is your mommy or daddy here?" The child, who had two mommies, burst into tears. The dentist, a lesbian, felt ...

Sep 08, 2014
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Ethical, legal aspects of docs' discrimination discussed

(HealthDay)—Recent examples of doctors refusing to treat certain patients on questionable grounds, including their weight, have triggered discussion of discrimination among doctors, according to a perspective ...

May 03, 2013
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'Queer Bioethics': The birth of a new academic discipline

It's not every day that a new academic discipline is born. But that's exactly what happened in 2010, when the Project on Bioethics, Sexuality and Gender Identity — or "Queer Bioethics," for short—came to li ...

Sep 21, 2012
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