Category Archives: Health care

Transgender youth fact check: Blaire White is wrong – Part 1: Fundamentals

So, someone by the name of Blaire White made a video about gender transition treatment for transgender children and adolescents. And I’m going to fact check it!   How puberty blockers work “And of course, it begs the question of transgender … Continue reading

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0.3% is not 0.03%: representations of transgender frequencies in online publications (Gender Analysis 21)

In 2011, the Williams Institute at UCLA published an estimate of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender population of the United States. Reviewing various surveys and studies, the report estimated that about 0.3% of adults in the U.S. are trans. Since … Continue reading

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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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