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Self-injection Guide for FTMs

Self-Injecting for the first time can be both a scary and exhilarating experience. This video provides trans men with tips on preparing oneself mentally for your first time as well as a practical step-by step guide to self-injection. read more

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6-OXO™ For the Dudes

6-OXO™ is a new compound that reportedly inhibits the conversion of testosterone to estradiol. Is it a useful supplement for transmen? Raverdyke tells all. read more

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Soy and Estrogen: Two Great Tastes?

Faux-fu for the tofu intolerant: Many health claims are being bandied about soy, not the least of which is that it has estrogenic properties. Soy does indeed have estrogenic properties. It contains phytoestrogens, which are produced by plants and mimic the action of estrogens at the body's estrogen receptors. read more

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E-scriptions: Buying Prescription Drugs Online and From Overseas

The legality of ordering prescription hormones from online and overseas pharmacies has been hotly debated as often as it's been slyly misrepresented. Get the facts on importing hormones into the U.S., Canada, and Australia. read more

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What We (Don’t) Know About Estrogens

Find out about Premarin and other estrogens, as well as how to decrease your health risks in taking them. read more

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Don’t Be Silly: A Public Service Announcement on HRT

Everyone's favorite hormone expert gives some sisterly advice on how to take hormones without seriously jeopardizing your health. read more

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HRT Self-Medication: Information Accuracy and Risks of HRT

Are you trying this at home? If your medical advisors are other trans people, or you're just concerned about the medical risks you're taking on with hormone therapy, you need to read this article. read more

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Safety Guidelines for Injecting Hormones

Authored by the Positive Health Project and Edward S. Cheslow MD, and reprinted by permission, this article provides safety guidelines for injecting hormones. read more

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How Much is Too Much?

Is more testosterone better? Can you safely use other androgens? What about cycling, like the body builders do? Get all of the answers in Raverdyke's certain-to-be-controversial article. read more

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TranZit

As many of you FTMs may already have discovered, testosterone supplementation can cause or exacerbate acne, acne like you never thought possible this side of a fifteen-year-old boy. Most conventional medical treatments for acne are relatively ineffective at best, and have dangerous or unpleasant side effects at worst. read more