NJ June 23, 2022
Spencer Kent

The trauma had taken its toll, even in the privacy of a doctor’s office.

Like many in the LGBTQ+ community, Brandon Balcom often wasn’t comfortable sharing the intimate details of his life, including with medical professionals.

“I wasn’t always forthcoming with everything about my health, whether that be mental health or physical health,” he said.

But that has changed.

The 41-year-old travel services professional — who recently moved to Collingswood from Minneapolis — and his husband Dane Cox, 36, plan to become patients at Virtua Pride Primary Care, a new practice in Marlton dedicated to the LGBTQ+ community.

“To know that there’s a practice and doctors who are thinking about the patient in that way is more...

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