Monthly Archives: May 2019

Michael Laidlaw and friends still misunderstand the basics of affirming care for trans youth

I’ve previously covered Dr. Michael K. Laidlaw et al.’s (2019) remarkable feat of fitting so many inaccuracies and distortions about trans youth treatments into an eight-paragraph letter to the editor in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, it took … Continue reading

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Gender-affirming chest reconstruction surgery is highly effective for nonbinary patients

Even in the context of transgender identities and gender-affirming care and medical treatments, gender norms and stereotypes received from a cissexist society can still be uncomfortably prevalent, and this is particularly visible in the hostility with which nonbinary people trans … Continue reading

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A measured look at lactation and breastfeeding by trans women

While public awareness of transness and visibility of trans people have grown substantially in recent years, many people are still unaware of some of the particular details of the medical process of transitioning. For instance, trans women have described occasionally … Continue reading

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