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transition – QNotes

‘This One Looks Like a Boy’

Out in Print

Looks aren’t everything. There’s a good chance someone’s reminded you of that fact at some point during your dating years: the outside pales in comparison to the inner person you love.

#TeamPregnantDad: Misgendering

What does it mean to misgender a transgender person?

Liam was born female and began, in his late teens, transitioning to male. He went to several doctors before finding one who would agree to start him on testosterone. Others acted awkwardly when he told them he was transitioning and said they’d never prescribed hormones for a trans patient before.

Transition milestones

Changing My Reflection

With really very little changes in my usual routine, my body has flipped all these tiny switches and receptors to utilize the full potential of my DNA.

From negative to positive

Transitioning after an HIV diagnosis

Of all the transitions confronted throughout a lifetime, testing positive for HIV/AIDS is one of the most earth-shaking. The Centers for Disease Control reports that in 2015, nearly 40,000 people in the U.S. had to face this news. Of these newly-diagnosed individuals, gay and bisexual men received 82 percent of positive results. This does not necessarily indicate that men who have sex with men constitute 82 percent of new infections; they may be disapportionate to the rate of infection because they are more likely to get tested.