What’s Current: Philly Trans Health Conference cancels sessions on detransitioning & alternatives to medical transition

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Philly Trans Health Conference 2017 cancels all panels that address detransitioning.

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Jess Martin
Jess Martin

Jess Martin is a public relations professional, an aspiring writer, and an assistant editor at Feminist Current. She prefers to write about feminist topics, disability, or environmental issues, but could be persuaded to broaden her horizons in exchange for payment and/or food. In her spare time Jess can be found knitting, gardening, or lying in the fetal position, mulling over political theory that no one in their right mind cares about.

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