Four Inspiring Transgender Love Stories

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 25 April 2016

The transgender community can be inspired by the many transgendered couples who have found love and happiness with one another. While it can be challenging to locate transgendered love stories within the mainstream media, in which transgenderism is only just becoming widely understood, the online world is full of stories celebrating the love between transgendered couples. In this article, we’re highlighting four transgender love stories to inspire and encourage. Arin Andrews and Katie Hill Arin Andrews and Katie Hill became widely known across the internet when their love story was disseminated to millions in 2015. The couple met in 2012 while they were both going through the gender transition process and spent their initial months together celebrating their courtship while discussing the highs and lows of the transition process online. The couple’s videos have become an inspiration to millions and they’re now making a new documentary about their relationship.…

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Will My Chest Scars Darken If I Tan?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 18 Apr 2016

When undergoing their gender reassignment surgery, many within the trans community worry about how to effectively take care of scars. Oftentimes, scars can be minimized during the period immediately after the procedure with specialist-recommended products, but in the long-term, it’s also important to consider how the scars will appear throughout…

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Are Transgender Athletes Allowed To Compete In Olympics?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 11 Apr 2016

Gender verification and human rights issues have gained attention in recent Olympics. As a result, athletes, human rights groups, and the International Olympics Committee (IOC) have been working towards making changes in the guidelines that form the standards around the Olympics. Gender testing Testing was first introduced in 1968 at…

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Will FTM Patients Still Get Their Menstrual Cycle?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 4 Apr 2016

The FTM top surgery will not affect your menstrual cycle but hormone therapy and ‘bottom’ surgery will. Many people who transition female-to-male may stop having their period, either temporarily or permanently. However, people who transition from male-to-female will not have a menstrual cycle, even with hormone therapy. How surgery affects…

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When Did Laverne Cox Come Out As A Woman?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 28 Mar 2016

Ever since her character, Sophia, in Orange is the New Black, Actress Laverne Cox has become the face of the transgender movement in America, and a powerful advocate for transgender women. She was the first among the transgender community to appear on the cover of Time magazine in May 2014,…

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What The Danish Girl Means For The Trans Community

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 21 Mar 2016

The 2015 film “The Danish Girl,” directed by Tom Hooper is stirring a bit of controversy, as well as Oscar buzz. The film is based on a real-life story that happened about a century ago, revolving around a painter called Lili Elbe (born Einar Wegener), who is among the first…

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