gender confirmation surgery
"A lot of people have made headlines talking about GCS. Almost all of them have one thing in common: They’ve never actually been through it. I have."
LGBTQ groups have blasted House Bill 1057, which would make it a misdemeanor for physicians to offer gender confirmation surgery to patients under 16.
"I call them my battle wounds," the 19-year-old transgender activist said.
Among other things, I didn't expect for it to feel terrifyingly lonely.
The surgery Tuesday was the first to be approved under a waiver allowing military payment.
"A space like Rhys's Place is desperately needed not just in Chicago, but all over."
"It's not life-or-death," "It's cosmetic," "You need therapy, not surgery," and "It will burden taxpayers" are among the many toxic myths in need of exploding. So -- with the caveats that this list is not exhaustive and I am no medical expert -- it's time to bust some myths!