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How Trans Inmates Are Getting Each Other Access to Treatment Inside

Through a grassroots letter-writing network, transgender inmates in Missouri are teaching each other how to demand the healthcare they need.


Trans Women Explain Their Favorite Parts of Transitioning

From the way they wear their hair to specific changes in their bodies, some changes can serve as a refuge from body and gender dysphoria.


What Actually Happens When a Trans Athlete Transitions

Fears of trans women taking over women’s sports simply doesn’t match up with the reality of the effects that transitioning and hormone replacement therapy have on an athlete’s body.


Biotyranny and its Resistance: Who Owns Your Body?

Inspired by Foucault, Chelsea Manning and techniques like gene editing, artists and activists are taking back power over our bodies from governments and corporations.


For Trans People on Hormones, Doctors Can Be the Worst Part of the Treatment

New research shows that younger endocrinologists are more comfortable treating trans patients, but for many people, transition has been rife with prejudice. We spoke with one woman who has encountered stigma and ignorance changing her gender in the...


'I Was a Slave to Testosterone': How Sex Changes for Trans Women on Hormones

The experiences of transgender women on male-to-female hormone replacement therapy disrupt the conservative notion of intrinsic sex differences. Three trans women explain what it was like to change their hormonal sex, and how it unlocked parts of their...