Category Archives: Psychology and psychiatry

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

Posted in Bathrooms and public accommodations, Biology of transition, Gender Analysis, Health care, Psychology and psychiatry, Transgender medicine, Transphobia and prejudice | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Transition as Gender Freedom (Gender Analysis 03)

Suppose I were to show you some pictures from when I transitioned, and asked you to arrange them from start to finish, in the order you think they were taken in.   But that would be a trick question – … Continue reading

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The Gender Axis of Evil (Gender Analysis 02)

(Support Gender Analysis on Patreon!) Hi, welcome to Gender Analysis. Imagine if the light switches in your house turned all your lights on or off at the same time. You flip one switch, all the lights are on. Flip another … Continue reading

Posted in History, Philosophy and language, Psychology and psychiatry, Sexuality, Sociological research, Transgender medicine, Transphobia and prejudice | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment