Those of us hitting the gym, the slopes, the waves, and the streets may take our mobility for granted. However, many of our sisters and brothers in the trans movement cannot.
The 519 Church Street Community Centre Older GLBT Programme in Toronto recently reported on a series of “community soundings,” in which member of older GLBT communities were invited to discuss their particular concerns and suggest recommendations. Justin Cascio reports on the findings from the MTF and FTM communities.
A reader praises Trans-Health.com, because it is “AWESOMELY EXCELLENT.”
What are the economic breakdowns of our communities?
How did the “real-life experience” requirement become part of the HBIGDA Standards of Care? Has it ever been tested? Get a crash history on gender research, hear from charter members of HBIGDA, and learn what research is being done to support the position of requiring a real-life test.
Based on a presentation by Justin Cascio at the 2005 Transcending Boundaries Conference, this article explores the links made in the medical literature between mental illness and transgender experience, and offers suggestions to improve mental health in the transgender community.
Mianne Bagger, ranked sixth in Australia by the Women’s Golf Association, talks with Justin Cascio about her experiences as a transgendered woman in amateur golf.
“…and if all the other kids were driving spikes through their dicks, would you expect me to allow you to, as well?” Justin Cascio and Joshua Tenpenny never had a satisfactory comeback for their mothers, either, but they’ve teamed up to tackle the squeamish subjects of piercing, cutting, pumping, injecting, and otherwise modifying your manly bits. Before you click on the link, be warned: this article is not for the squeamish.
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.
Kevin O’Malley and Dylan Vade, both transguys living in San Francisco, biked the grueling 600 miles from SF to Los Angeles with 670 other cyclists in the AIDS/LifeCycle the week of May 13, 2002. The event was produced by and benefiting the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. Justin interviewed the guys by phone after the event.