Eli Ogburn 919-599-2813 Durham, North Carolina
above are ICATH point people. For information about ICATH,
including advocacy, local resources, and training and education for
practitioners, please contact your nearest point person. As always, ICATH is a model to share with providers and people who are transgender, intersex and gender non-conforming.
Note to Physicians/Medical Providers:
- Informed Consent for access to gender
confirming healthcare may be used with all consumers without the assistance of ICATH.
Consent requires a detailed discussion with the patient/client in which
you discuss the benefits and risks of treatment. For more information
about these potential impacts, please see the Links section below.
All treatment for minors requires
- The only absolute medical contraindication to
initiating or maintaining hormone replacement therapy is an estrogen-
or testosterone-sensitive cancer. Other conditions should not preclude
treatment in the setting of informed consent. For more information about
this, please see the Links listed below.
you are a provider who wishes to engage in ICATH and interact with this
collaboration of practitioners, please link to this
website! For forms to support your use of ICATH, please download from the Forms section available below.
- For other information, please visit the FAQ page.
This telephone line is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis US: (877) 565-8860
For Trans* People and SOFFA's (significant others, friends, families, allies)
There are many ways to support the use of ICATH and promote Trans-affirmative care:
- Talk about it. Share this website.
YOUR healthcare provider if they are aware of the Informed Consent
model. Talk to them about it. Ask them to consider collaborating as a
- Recommend an ICATH training to those who want to learn more