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Drew is the founder of The Union, a support and resource group for transgender men in Kansas City. Learn more about Planned Parenthood’s LGBT services here: https://www.plannedparenthood.org/get-care/our-services/lgbt-services Planned Parenthood is proud to shine a light on Drew’s story as we celebrate the resilience, strength, and activism of LGBTQ communities. As we continue to fight back against those who wish to undo the progress of the last half century, we stand with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people in the struggle for full equality — many of whom turn to Planned Parenthood for health care, information and education. Watch more Planned Parenthood videos → videos.plannedparenthood.org. Visit the Planned Parenthood WEBSITE: plannedparenthood.org Like Planned Parenthood on FACEBOOK: facebook.com/PlannedParenthood Follow Planned Parenthood on TWITTER: twitter.com/PPFA Follow Planned Parenthood on INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/plannedparenthood Follow Planned Parenthood on TUMBLR: plannedparenthood.tumblr.com Transcript: "Drew: There’s several Planned Parenthoods in Kansas City. GFX: Drew | Transgender Male | Planned Parenthood Patient and Supporter Drew: So when I heard through a friend that they were starting to offer trans health care, I was very excited. You’re looking for these trans-friendly places, these trans-friendly, educated, compassionate people. And in our specific area, it’s harder to come by. Planned Parenthood doctor: And tell me, you know, what have you completed so far in your transition? And what can we help you with to move forward with your goals? Drew: Well, I started testosterone... Drew: They understand me, they get me, they’re listening to me. Listening, to me, is the biggest thing. GFX: Drew founded The Union, a support and social resource group for the transgender community in Kansas City. Drew: What gives me the most joy? Seeing myself in pictures or the mirror, and seeing someone that I feel like has always been there but is just now, from 25 years old to now where I’m at 32, is just now making an appearance." Planned Parenthood is the nation’s leading provider and advocate of high-quality, affordable health care for women, men, and young people, as well as the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With more than 600 health centers across the country, Planned Parenthood organizations serve all patients with care and compassion, with respect and without judgment. Through health centers, programs in schools and communities, and online resources, Planned Parenthood is a trusted source of reliable health information that allows people to make informed health decisions. We do all this because we care passionately about helping people lead healthier lives.more

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