Category Archives: Health care

Bathrooms and locker rooms: the transgender witch hunt

Previously: Bathroom bills: dehumanization and control We’re barely two months into 2016, and this year, there have already been 29 bills filed in state legislatures to prevent trans people from using the restroom or locker room of their gender. If … Continue reading

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How to find therapists and doctors for trans HRT (Gender Analysis 16)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) I am not a medical professional. One of the most common questions I get is: How do you find therapists and doctors who work with transgender clients and prescribe hormones? Although not every trans person … Continue reading

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Everything is pretty great* (Gender Analysis 15)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) 2015 has been a fantastic year for the show, and we’ve come a long way since we started. In addition to better equipment and full HD video, we’ve brought more contributors on board, including a … Continue reading

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Chromosomes: cis expectations vs. trans reality (Gender Analysis 14)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Previously: Bathroom bills: dehumanization and control, Stop calling trans women “male” There’s a popular belief that XX or XY chromosomes should serve as the sole determinant of whether someone is a woman or a man. This … Continue reading

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Paul McHugh is wrong: transitioning is effective (Gender Analysis 10)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Hi, welcome to Gender Analysis. Every so often, a particular bit of folklore pops up in the media: the claim that transitioning doesn’t actually help to improve transgender people’s health and well-being. News outlets like … Continue reading

Posted in Health care, History, Hoaxes, Media, Outcomes of transition, Psychology and psychiatry, Transgender medicine, Transphobia and prejudice | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments