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gender dysphoria

WPATH responds to Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria (ROGD)

in Cristan Williams/Fact Checking

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), the decades-old organization that issues the international standards for medical and psychological care for trans people, responded to the media hype over a “study” that purports to have discovered a new pathology it calls “Rapid-Onset Gender Dysphoria” (ROGD), saying ROGD, “is distinct from the gender dysphoria observed…

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Q&A: Dealing with Gender Dysphoria

in Cristan Williams/Opinion

The TransAdvocate Q & A is where we answer your questions. If you’d like to submit a question, go to our contact page and send it in. Today’s question is: I’m pre-transition and my gender dysphoria makes my life miserable. I’m not in a position to transition yet, so how do I deal with my…

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#DiscoSexology Part V: An Interview With Zucker’s Patient

in #DiscoSexology/Interview

By Cristan Williams Upon completion of this series, this work will be released, in its entirety, as both an audio and ebook. Installment Preface Welcome to the fifth installment in this series on the rise and fall of Disco Sexology. Affirming therapeutic models offer a patient-therapist relationship wherein the patient’s gender isn’t problematized. This approach was recently criticized…

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#DiscoSexology Part II: The Timeline

in #DiscoSexology/Fact Checking/History

By Cristan Williams   Upon completion of this series, this work will be released, in its entirety, as both an audio and ebook. Installment Preface Welcome to the second installment in this series on the rise and fall of Disco Sexology.  This article will provide a concise, yet comprehensive review of the way Disco Sexology rose in…

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Fear & Loathing Between My Legs, Pt. 2

in Essay/Rani Baker

Obamacare Vagina: Medicaid Coverage of SRS, Part Two By Rani Baker @destroyed4com4t At the buttcrack of dawn one morning in late August 2016, I arranged a ride with Uber. I dressed up in some loose-fitting but comfortable clothes and took out all my piercings, many of which I would wind up not putting back in. I…

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Fear And Loathing Between My Legs: Navigating Medicaid Coverage of SRS

in Essay/Pop/Rani Baker

Obamacare Vagina: Navigating Medicaid Coverage of SRS, Part One By Rani Baker @destroyed4com4t I sat there, gently squooshing around silicone breast implant like a stress ball. Sqoosh, squoosh, feeling the weight of the rubbery tomato-shape in my hand. My surgeon was going over the results I could expect from this surgery. For starters, instead of…

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