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  1. TDOV 2021

    By Aspen Ruhlin (they,them), Client and Community Advocate at Mabel Wadsworth Center While more people are familiar with Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to honor and remember those members of the trans community who have been killed in acts of transphobic violence, fewer people are familiar with Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV). Where TDOR… read more…

  2. Policy Updates in Response to COVID-19

    October 23, 2020 As we approach winter during the ongoing pandemic, we continue to follow CDC guidelines and prioritize staff and client safety. Please review our updated policies prior to your appointment. We continue to require masking and recommend frequent handwashing/sanitizing for all visitors. Most clients have the option of virtual visits using telehealth when… read more…

  3. Why Vote?

    October 23, 2020 By Catherine Chavaree (she/her), Office Assistant and Community Organizer, Mabel Wadsworth Center  What notions do the word “voting” include for the American citizen? For some, it may be long lines and perhaps even (pre-COVID) a social outing; for others, it may conjure up images of career politicians engaged in spirited debate, or… read more…

  4. Using Inclusive Language in Abortion Care is Essential

    By Aspen Ruhlin (they/them), Client Advocate at Mabel Wadsworth Center The current political climate is saturated with problematic sound bites and overly simplistic messaging about abortion rights, leading to confusion, division, and stigma. Well-intentioned politicians and supporters can unintentionally harm marginalized groups, at a time when we should be centering those communities. The topic of… read more…

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