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Entering the Workplace as a Transgender Person

Posted by on 22 May 2018
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Many transgender people feel anxiety about either returning to their workplace following surgery, as well as entering a new workplace after their gender transition. Anxiety is completely natural, but you shouldn’t have to feel that way about being your true self. Here are some tips for entering the workplace after your gender transition. If you stay in the same job throughout your transition, many trans people recommend being open and honest about your gender transition with your colleagues. When it comes to coming out to family, friends, and colleagues, it’s best to devise a plan ahead of time with the assistance of your therapist. You should plan to come out to your colleagues before your physical transition becomes obvious, in order to prevent rumours or other damaging gossip spreading. Colleagues who would otherwise be supportive may still say or do something ignorant. Even though it’s not your responsibility to educate…

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Supplies You Should Have at Home to Help With Recovery

Posted by on 18 May 2018

After top surgery, you can expect a substantial recovery period. If you have a desk job, or are a student, then your surgeon will recommend 1-2 weeks off before returning to work or your studies. However, if you have a more active job, play sports, or work-out, you should wait…

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Packing List For Your FTM Surgery

Posted by on 26 February 2018

Undergoing transgender cosmetic surgery is a big but rewarding step. Some people travel to have their surgery, in which case you will likely be staying in a hotel or with a friend while you recoup. Others are able to have their procedure done close to home. We’ve broken it down…

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When To Tell Your Partner You Are Transgender

Posted by on 19 February 2018

They say that honesty is the best policy but when it comes to telling your partner you are transgender, it’s important to use your discretion. Not everyone is going to be accepting of your true self. We still have a long way to go as a society towards trans rights…

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Five Tips For Transgender Travel

Posted by on 12 February 2018

Taking a trip? Whether you’re travelling to experience other cultures and try new things, taking a beach vacation, or visiting relatives in another province or country, it’s important that you’re free of harm. To ensure you have safe travels, check out our five travel tips below: Research: You may live…

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