Peritoneal Pull Through Vaginoplasty Procedure

Recently, in gender confirmation surgery, the peritoneal pull through option for male to female vaginoplasty procedures has arisen as a new exciting procedure. Due to numerous benefits, patients are interested and asking more about it. So, do we adopt this procedure as the best option for our patients born without vaginas?

Transgender Surgery Fellowship Training

Under the direction of Dr. Kathy Rumer, Hahnemann University Hospital’s Transgender Surgery Program director, this one-year fellowship in Philadelphia provides qualified candidates with extensive training to become highly skilled transgender surgeons. Fellows will be trained on the practice and principles of transgender surgery and will be involved in all major reconstructive cases, including pre- and post-operative care management of patients.

The Needs of Older Trans People

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.

Lower Income Trans Health Concerns

Kyle Scanlon of The 519 in Toronto returns to the pages of Trans-Health with a very frank overview of the multiple health risks to which trans homeless people are exposed in “Lower Income Trans Health Concerns,” including social services and networks of support that don’t meet the needs of trans sex workers, homeless trans people, and those with addictions and serious, chronic illnesses.