An Intersectional Approach to Understanding Eating Disorders in Trans+ & Intersex Populations
- Increase gender literacy and understanding of the intersections between EDs, gender identity/expression, and multiple marginalizations.
- Learn how to better serve the needs of trans communities through modifying their therapeutic approaches.
- Learn strategies for creating an accessible and inclusive treatment environment.
Scout Silverstein Bio:
Scout (they/themme) is a transgender and intersex queer nerd who is passionate about eliminating health disparities by advising trans/intersex research design, creating inclusive programming, and strengthening organizational policy. They are based in New York and spend their time working towards their MPH and building community that centers harm reduction, accessibility, and transformative justice. They enjoy jigsaw puzzles, bad 80s movies, “dad” jokes, and walking dogs at the animal shelter in their neighborhood.