Transgender Health Care Access in Canada

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 20 October 2020

20 October

Despite being one of the most progressive countries in the world on gay and transgender rights, the hurdles of transgender healthcare access in Canada remain a leading cause of activism for its community members.  According to a 2020 report by Trans PULSE, more than 80% of trans and non-binary respondents said they have a primary care provider, however, 45% of them revealed that they’d experienced having one or more unmet health care needs within the past year. It’s a stark contrast to only 4% of the general population reported having unmet medical needs in 2015 to 2016. What Kind of…

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6 October

6 Reasons Why Toronto Is a Great Option for Your Top Surgery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 6 Oct 2020

Canada is known for being the most progressive nation in North America in championing LGBTQ+ rights. Toronto is home to the country’s largest queer population in the country and has been a favourite venue for…

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25 August

Can Breasts Grow Back After FTM Top Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 25 Aug 2020

FTM surgery is a major life-changing decision. It requires a significant amount of money and courage to go through both the actual operation and top surgery recovery process. Therefore, many patients want to make sure…

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18 August

How to Manage Pain After Top Surgery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 18 Aug 2020

Post-surgery pain management plays a pivotal role in your successful recovery. Aside from making you comfortable, staying on top of your pain after a major surgical procedure, such as an FTM top surgery, also reduces…

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23 July

What to Pack for Your FTM Surgery Recovery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 23 Jul 2020

Finally deciding to go through a female to male or FTM top surgery is a bold and brave step towards the right direction. There may be a lot of struggles in the beginning, but it’s…

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9 July

Countries Where Gender-Affirming Surgery Is Illegal

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 9 Jul 2020

Despite progressive strides towards accepting the LGBTQ+ community worldwide, there are still countries that uphold draconian measures against homosexuality with a propensity to discrimination, abuse, violence, persecution, and execution. To say that transgender rights are…

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