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What To Do When You’ve Been Misgendered

Posted by on 28 August 2017

Whether you have undergone transgender surgery or not, you may still get misgendered. This can be a very painful experience. In some cases, the person didn’t mean to use the wrong pronoun. However, in some cases it can be done maliciously. For many in the trans community, being misgendered is a daily occurrence. Unfortunately, we are still a long way from a society where everyone is able to grasp the concept of transitioning and the idea of transgender surgery, but there are ways to handle being misgendered. Family If you’re lucky, your family will accept you as who you are and honour that by using the right pronoun to describe you. It may take some getting used to, but if they love you, they’ll make an effort. You can, however, remind your family of your gender when they mess up. For instance, if your parents accidentally introduce you as their…

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Tips For Coming Out As Trans

Posted by on 26 June 2017

Coming out as trans is a big step, but a very important one that leads to you finally being able to live as your true self. Whether you are looking to follow up your coming out with top surgery or are still learning about your authentic self, here are tips…

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Swimming Post-Surgery: Four Things To Know

Posted by on 2 June 2017

If you’ve recently undergone top surgery, swimming after your FTM procedure may seem like an impossible feat. Will people see your scars? Will you feel comfortable with your post-operative chest? Before jumping into the pool, here are four things to know about taking a post-surgery swim: Wait at least 6-8…

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5 Medications To Avoid Before And After Top Surgery

Posted by on 17 May 2017

When you’re getting ready to undergo an FTM double mastectomy, there are a number of preparations you need to make. Making sure that you’re as healthy as possible before surgery to encourage healing and prevent complications is the first step to achieving the results you’re after. An important way to…

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Exercising After Top Surgery: 3 Things To Know

Posted by on 11 May 2017

Getting ready for your top surgery requires you to make the necessary preparations for the upcoming changes. This can also present some challenges, which can cause you to fail to think about the care you’ll need post-surgery. You may want to get back to your normal activities as soon as…

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