The University of North Georgia's Gay-Straight Alliance is hosting an LGBTQ+ Health Speaker panel on Wednesday, November 14th in Young Hall room 203 from 6-8pm. The speakers will be discussing sexual, mental, and physical health in the LGBTQ+ community and the discussion will be followed by a Q+A session from the audience. It will provide individuals the chance to learn about crucial healthcare resources that are available to them and their peers as well as healthcare disparities that still exist in the LGBTQ+ community. Our speakers include:
- Meri-Leigh, our UNG Health Educator here on the Dahlonega campus.
- Katie Leikam, a social worker down in Decatur who practices gender therapy, particularly helping individuals reaffirm their gender identity, and she is an LGTBQ+ specialist.
- T. Dawson Woodrum, a doctoral student who provides counseling to the transgender community at Piedmont College.
- Erin Everett, a Primary Care Physician with a practice in Atlanta who is an HIV specialists and works with the Trans community to administer hormone replacement therapy.