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When categories are inadequate

I don’t know who to ask for permission to post this–found it on an internet search and really liked it.

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It’s not only your surgeon you should research and there are other risks to consider

Some general thoughts In evaluating risk, people should consider a variety of different issues. Some of them are the same issues that anyone considering a surgery that is not an emergency surgery (an elective surgery) should be considering. In researching … Continue reading

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I’ve only seen the abstract

Trans women had more HSDD and trans men had less. 1/3 of trans women reported personal or relational distress regarding sexual desire. That’s significant. 70% of transmen increased sexual desire. It’s interesting that 30% of trans men never felt sexual … Continue reading

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People who have identity issues, think about identity issues.

People who have identity issues, think about identity issues. Questioning doesn’t mean a person made the wrong decision.  It doesn’t mean a person will make the right decision, either.   Wherever you are, you very likely will have days that … Continue reading

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A study on bullying was just published GO and read this it’s what I was saying below.

“Being bullied is not a harmless rite of passage or an inevitable part of growing up but throws a long shadow over affected children’s lives. Victims, in particular chronic victims and bully-victims, are at increased risk for adverse health, financial, … Continue reading

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Both and

It is a fact that there are gender non-conforming children.  It’s not a pathology UNLESS it is a pathology.  Transsexualism is rare.  Gender non-conformity is actually pretty common and quite often, parents and society set out to crush gender non-conforming … Continue reading

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The bind

Like most everything related to transgender people, we don’t have good data on regret.  Often the people who are talking about regret, have a specific agenda. Often too, the people who are NOT talking about it have a specific agenda … Continue reading

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Don Ennis

Just like there are cisgender people who have significant mental health issues, there will be transgender people who do as well.  We have no idea exactly what occurred.  In May of this year, Donald Ennis, a producer at ABC, came … Continue reading

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Musings: What is the therapist’s responsibility in an individuals regret over the decision to transition?

  Increasingly, the idea that no one size fits all is a critical reminder.  As therapists we are working with people, not labels or categories. What is the therapist’s responsibility in a person making a decision that they later regret? … Continue reading

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