Daniel Summers
Daniel Summers

Daniel Summers is a pediatrician in New England. He writes about medicine and LGBTQ issues.

Life
Nov. 5 2018 12:27 PMTransgender Children ExistAnd they deserve transition-related care from a young age—no matter what the Trump administration says.
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June 26 2018 1:07 PMMy Childhood Preacher, My Mother’s Funeral, and MeIn the midst of my grief, I had to confront the minister who taught me that gays are repulsive.
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March 30 2018 10:54 AMImpossible PerfectionEating disorders are a serious problem in the LGBTQ community—one we too often ignore.
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Dec. 21 2017 10:44 AMI’m a Gay Pediatrician. How Should I Deal With My Patients’ Homophobic Parents?
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Sept. 29 2017 1:25 PMToo Many Pediatricians Fail Their Trans Patients. Here’s How We Can Change That.
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June 20 2017 1:23 PMToo Many Doctors Are Failing LGBTQ Patients. Medical Schools Want to Change That.
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March 29 2017 3:04 PMSome Gay Men on PrEP May Stop Using Condoms. Does It Matter?
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Feb. 6 2017 8:45 AMHow Doctors’ Offices—and Queer Culture—Are Failing Autistic LGBTQ People
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Nov. 30 2016 8:30 AMWhy Don’t Doctors Tell Patients the HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Anal Cancer?
Life
Sept. 7 2018 1:05 PMDon’t Panic!The CDC reported a surge in STI diagnoses last year. But there’s no cause for alarm.
Life
May 31 2018 4:15 PMThe Battle for TruvadaA pharmaceutical company charges thousands of dollars for a drug that could halt the AIDS epidemic. Does it have an obligation to value patients over profit?
Life
Jan. 24 2018 1:37 PMNo Bigots Need ApplyRefuse to provide comprehensive health care to LGBTQ patients? Don’t bother applying for a job at my practice.
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Dec. 8 2017 2:56 PMBy Supporting Roy Moore, Evangelicals Exposed the Hollow Bigotry of Their Homophobia
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Aug. 14 2017 1:00 PMWe Don’t Know Nearly Enough About LGBTQ Health. A Massive New Study May Change That.
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May 17 2017 3:32 PMI Faced Homophobia in Med School. Not All Students Have It Better Today.
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Feb. 27 2017 10:30 AMThe Many Dreadful Ways That the Trump Administration Will Hurt LGBTQ Health Care
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Dec. 16 2016 8:19 AMIf Medical Groups Care About LGBTQ Patients’ Health, They Must Resist Trump’s HHS Pick
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Oct. 26 2016 8:30 AMPhysicians’ Politics Affect Their Patient Care. So Should Gays Avoid Republican Doctors?