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The federal government is reaching out around the nation to gay and lesbian military veterans - most of whom had to spend their military careers in the closet - in its most concerted effort yet to let them know its doors are open to them. Under a pilot program that began Oct. The training deals with everything from how to appropriately ask about relationship status to being more alert about detecting post-traumatic stress caused by antigay discrimination. The goal, said VA psychologist Stephen Rao , who is helping to oversee the effort in San Francisco, is to "really branch out to the LGBT community, to let them know we are a safe place for them. So far, Rao's team has run information tables at a half-dozen events in the city and conducted a number of sensitivity seminars for VA staff. We are all very excited about this.
On May 15, Dr. Jess Ting , a surgeon at the Mount Sinai Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery in New York City, performed the radical, delicate gender-affirmation surgery on Ennis, a transgender woman, changing her genitals from male to female. We try to make it beautiful as well.
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog. Skip to main content. Manuscripts and Archives New Haven and Connecticut lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender collection. Scope and Contents This intentionally assembled collection documents lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, organizations, and events in New Haven and Connecticut.