The number of conferences offering programming for professionals who work with trans patients has expanded significantly over the past decade, particularly in the United States. Not surprisingly, attendance has also ballooned, with good reason: these events offer providers a unique opportunity to learn, share and network with other professionals working in this growing field of healthcare.
When it comes to sex, there’s a serious lack of resources available to trans people that talk about our bodies and our needs in a relatable and respectful way. Safer Sex For Trans Bodies is a guide for transgender and gender expansive people, partners and lovers that helps answer questions about safer sex.
The APA’s new guidelines were drafted in the wake of a survey that found less than 30 percent of psychologist and graduate student respondents were familiar with the issues that transgender and gender nonconforming people face.
The Fenway Institute has released a guide for providers titled Cervical Cancer Screening for Patients on the Female-To-Male Spectrum: A Narrative Review and Guide for Clinicians.
A new comprehensive guide for hormone therapy and primary health care when working with trans clients. Authored by Dr. Amy Bourns, MD, CCFP for Rainbow Health Ontario.
For Cervical Health Awarenesss Month, we’re highlighting important resources for providers who offer Pap and HPV testing for trans men.
Letters For My Sisters is a groundbreaking anthology that features intimate letters written by 35 trans women to their past selves or other trans women. The letters include advice, reassurances, warnings and wisdom, resulting in a collection of revealing stories of childhood, transitioning, and becoming women.
Facial Feminization Surgery: A Guide for the Transgendered Woman is a comprehensive guide to Facial Feminization Surgery. Informative and well illustrated, FFS: A Guide also includes stunning FFS before and after photos.
Transforming Health is a report that profiles projects from 16 organizations in 12 countries that address the health and health care barriers commonly faced by trans people across the world.
Transforming Practice is an exploration of life satisfaction, health and wellness among transgender men. Author Marcus Greatheart asked satisfied, post-transition trans men what worked well in their transitions in order that health providers might better support those questioning or struggling with gender transition.