Historically, trans people and disabled people have had vocal training to change the way their voices sound; sometimes by choice and sometimes by way of strong culture pressure of what a gender and the voice of a person whose gender that is “should” sound like. Scarleteen volunteer Val was thrilled to sit down with a teacher who approaches the voice completely differently; not in the pursuit of “normal” or with an attitude of “fixing” but rather in the pursuit of uplifting self-expression and showing people the power of the tools their body has to express themselves.
Thinking about trying low-dose testosterone therapy? Lane Lewis gives you the scoop on what that means, some options, making the decision, and working through your feelings throughout.
I'm a lesbian and I've had a girlfriend since last year. Things were going great, but now he's my boyfriend, L. I don't have an issue with L being trans at all, but I don't feel anything for him anymore and I don't feel comfortable dating him if he's not a woman (or at least woman-aligned)....
What do trans people mean when they talk about "passing privilege"? And is it always a privilege?
I'm a gay trans guy, and there's this one boy, N, who misgenders me constantly. He's bi, and I know it's not intentional--he says sorry after he does it, even though I have to correct him myself. However, he misgenders me literally every time he talks in third person, and it's incredibly annoying and insulting....
Rebel Well: a Starter Survival Guide to a Trumped America for Teens and Emerging Adults: help and actions for those who are LGBQ or transgender.
In the final chapter of Trans Summer School, we take on a tough question many trans people encounter: Am I trans enough? (Spoiler: You are!)
Sometimes, bad things happen to you because you're trans or otherwise gender nonconforming. What can you do to get through them?
What's the deal with "the surgery"? Learn your phalloplasty from your metoidioplasty and find out about the ins and outs of gender confirmation surgeries.
The ins, outs, whys, and what fors of hormone replacement therapy.