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We Love This High School's Pronoun Badges Idea & Hope It Spreads

A high school in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, is taking a decidedly progressive step to ensure LGBTQ+ inclusion and trans and nonbinary visibility within the school. Members of Redcliffe State High School‘s LGBTQ+ group started a trial run of pronoun badges that allow students to display their preferred pronouns, according to reporting by the Daily Mail. […]

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A transgender man may become the first to receive a penis transplant. Doctors say it would be a ‘quantum leap’ for surgical medicine.

Surgeons are looking to perform the world's first-ever penis transplant on a transgender man.  Dr. Curtis Cetrulo, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, told MedPage Today it would be a "quantum leap" for surgery.  Only a handful of successful penis transplants have ever been performed on cisgender men who have lost their […]

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Pediatricians Have Role in Supporting Transgender Youth

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 — In an American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement published online Sept. 17 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented to ensure comprehensive care and support for youth who identify as transgender and gender diverse (TGD). Jason Rafferty, M.D., M.P.H., from Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, R.I., and colleagues reviewed relevant concepts and […]

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Autistic children given sex change drugs by the NHS

Autistic children given sex change drugs by the NHS: Up to 150 youngsters treated with puberty-blocking jabs ‘might not even be transgender’ Up to 150 youngsters have been given ‘puberty blocker’ drugs, which stop the body maturing, after being seen at Britain’s only NHS child transgender clinic Drugs, which can permanently weaken bones, are often […]