The data on LGBT child incarceration are ethically and medically troubling. Even doctors with no ties to the juvenile justice system can take steps to help.
Author: Gerald T. Montano, D.O., M.S.
Gerald T. Montano, D.O., M.S.
Dr. Montano's training in pediatrics and adolescent medicine has provided him the expertise and skills in long-acting reversible contraception, mental health, eating disorders, and medical care for LGBT youths. The theme of his research is fostering the health and well-being of LGBT youths by improving parent-child relationships. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs, the first such commission in the nation. Dr. Montano is a paid columnist for Pediatric News.