Virtual Family Meetings

MPFC Virtual Family Meetings

Safe Space Discussion for LGBT Military Families

Questions about PCS, deployment, raising kids, military benefits, etc.? Facing spousal re-integration or relationship challenges? You are not alone!

MPFC brings you informational sessions – direct from the experts. Join a LIVE chat with other LGBT and Ally military families to learn about new resources, share concerns, and gain insight from each other. You can join us via online chat (we use GoToMeeting platform) or phone – share as much or as little as you want. Connecting with other military families has never been easier!

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Getting What You Need from Your Doctor: The Healthcare Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Veterans
Presented by Michael R. Kauth, Veterans Affairs

M_Kauth_VFM_PicMICHAEL R. KAUTH, Ph.D. is Director of the national Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Program, Office of Patient Care Services, Veterans Health Administration.  The LGBT Program develops training for clinical staff, responds to queries from the field, and advised Patient Care Services on best policy and practices for LGBT Veteran healthcare.  Dr. Kauth is also the Co-Director and Associate Director for Education for the South Central (VISN 16) Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC).  He is a clinical psychologist located at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine.  He has published widely on topics that include health psychology, LGBT health disparities, implementation of educational interventions, and the evolution of human sexual attraction.

June 6, 2015 at 2:00 PM ET via Teleconference



Did you know that MPFC provides support, networking, and valuable information on resources for LGBTQ military families through our monthly Virtual Family Meetings? You can find a comprehensive list of MPFC’s past Virtual Family Meetings here.