- Two percent of adolescents identify as transgender or gender nonbinary.
- Every patient’s gender goals are unique to them, and clinicians should always ask patients about their goals and not assume based on gender identity or expression.
- The most common gender-affirming care (GAC) a clinician will provide is welcoming and inclusive care, which includes respecting a patient’s gender, their name, and pronouns.
- Obstetrician-gynecologists are well positioned to provide other forms of GAC, including hormone therapy, gender-affirming hysterectomies, and postvaginoplasty care.
- Menstrual suppression can be offered to any patient with menstrual dysphoria, regardless of gender, menstrual patterns, or initiation of other GAC.