Transgender Health Resources

Know Your Rights

St. Olaf/Northfield Resources:

Health Services on campus can help direct anyone who has questions or is in need of assistance in relation to transgender health. 

Dr. Shannon Lau, Provider at Northfield Hospital + Clinics, does specialize in transgender health.

1 in 5

transgender people avoided healthcare in the previous year due to a fear of discrimination (American Medical School Association)

29%

of transgender people reported that they had to teach their health care provider about transgender health issues (AMSA)

Off Campus Resources

MINNESOTA TRANSGENDER HEALTH COALITION. Organization committed to improving health care access and the quality of health care received by trans and gender non-conforming people through education, resources, and advocacy.

THE MN LGBTQ DIRECTORY This is an online resource that recommends providers who are knowledgeable about LGBTQIA+ healthcare and health disparities.

TRANSGENDER AND INTERSEX SPECIALTY CARE CLINIC located within Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN. Work with patients who feel as though their gender identity, gender behavior, or gender expression does not match how the individual emotionally feels. They have physicians that can perform psychology and psychiatry, laboratory medicine, endocrinology, and plastic surgery.

FAMILY TREE CLINIC provides accessible healthcare from a team that has participated in ongoing training about gender identity and trans health in an effort to provide the best service and a comfortable and welcoming environment for their patients.

 Shot Clinic: 3405 Chicago Ave S, Suite 103, Minneapolis. Provides a space where people can go to get hormone shots, learn how to administer their own shots, and receive free supplies. They also offer support groups.