LGBTQ+ Youth Health Town Hall: Experts answer your questions

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Friday, June 3, 2022
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June is Pride Month. ABC7 hosted a panel of experts to answer your questions about LGBTQ+ youth, and to raise awareness surrounding LGBTQ+ youth issues.

LOS ANGELES -- June is Pride Month and ABC7 hosted a special half hour Wednesday dedicated to LGBTQ+ youth health.

Anchors Ellen Leyva and David Ono were joined by four experts, who answered viewer questions and raised awareness surrounding issues related to LGBTQ+ youth.

The panel included:

  • Dr. Matthew Mimiaga, Director of the UCLA Center for LGBTQ+ Advocacy, Research & Health
  • Amy Weimer, MD, Medical Director of the UCLA Gender Health Program
  • Shelby Chestnut, Director of Policy and Programs at the Transgender Law Center
  • Erica Rodriguez, Youth Services Mental Health Clinician at the Los Angeles LGBT Center
  • For LGBTQIA+ support organizations and resources in Southern California, click here.