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Florida Department of Health Guidance Against Transgender Youth Healthcare Contains False Statements and Misrepresentations and Should Not Be Used by Anyone (part 1)

FLDOH guidance against social transition, puberty blockers, or HRT for minors is not supported by cited documents from CMS, Sweden, Finland, England, or France On April 20, 2022, the Florida Department of Health published three nonbinding documents containing sweeping and … Continue reading

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Abigail Shrier and surgeon Marci Bowers falsely claimed trans girls on puberty blockers lack sexual response after vaginoplasty

Previously: Use of puberty blockers in transgender girls, effects on genital tissue development, and vaginoplasty options (December 2018) Anatomy of disinformation: Blaire White lies about puberty blockers and vaginoplasty (June 2017) Last October, anti-trans activist Abigail Shrier was platformed on … Continue reading

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Beckman Coulter Access Sensitive Estradiol test, subject of FDA adverse event reports, may give falsely low readings for trans women on oral HRT

Previously: Put it under your tongue? Typical hormone levels for trans women on HRT, and differing effects of oral and parenteral estradiol (January 2021) HRT for trans women and transfeminine people is intended to lower testosterone levels and raise estrogen … Continue reading

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What happened, proxalutamide? New antiandrogen for COVID-19 is entangled in clinical data irregularities and human rights violations

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice. From the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been interest in a possible relationship between sex hormones and likelihood of infection or severity of disease. Cis … Continue reading

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Recent report of potential fertility preservation in an early-transitioning trans girl: A new nuance, but no breakthrough yet

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice. Previously: Transmasculine adolescent fertility breakthrough: Successful egg retrieval following puberty blockers since Tanner 2 and direct continuation to testosterone (May 2021) In trans adolescents, puberty-blocking GnRH agonists … Continue reading

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