Monthly Archives: June 2019

Further publications on BRCA1/2 variants and their impact on transitioning

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor and this is not medical advice. Last year, I wrote about case studies of pathological BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene variants in trans people, and how clinicians take these mutations into account during transition treatment. … Continue reading

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Scraping the bottom of the transphobia barrel: Daily Mail fearmongers about trans-inclusive safer sex advice

The British press often seems to have an insatiable need to find the next big thing to get upset about regarding trans people – and what could be a more sensational topic than having sex with us? This month, the … Continue reading

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Zinnia goes to college, gets more knowledge

Some of you may have noticed I’ve been a bit occupied this year – I’m still working on resurrecting the classic Gender Analysis website, and I’m also mostly avoiding getting in pointless fights with terrible people on Twitter all. day. … Continue reading

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WHO Reclassifies Trans People: From Mental Disorder to Sexual Health

By Penny Robo When it comes to medical care, trans people have long been trapped between a rock and a hard place: the same mental health classifications that have been used to stigmatize us has also been our point of … Continue reading

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Colorado Signs Pro-Trans Bills Into Law

By Penny Robo Two pieces of LGBT-friendly legislation were introduced in Colorado. Today, Governor Jared Polis signed them into law. The first is a ban on conversion therapy: HB19-1129 prevents health care providers from forcing the awful, abusive practice on … Continue reading

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