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A Brief History of Gay & Transgender Rights in Canada

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 25 June 2020
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25 June

Through the years, Canada has moved progressively towards acknowledging and supporting transgender rights (or the lack thereof). From a country heavily influenced by Britain in criminalizing homosexuality to emerging as a champion for the LGBT+ community. Let’s take a look at the pivotal milestones in the history of transgender rights in Canada to see how far we have come and how much further we need to go. Pre-Colonial Canada It is critical to recognize that before the European colonization, the Indigenous peoples in Canada, particularly in Turtle Island, have high regard for sexual and gender diversity. Two-Spirit people who identify…

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18 June

What It’s Like to Transition in Different Parts of the World

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 18 Jun 2020

For members of the LGBTQ+ community, transitioning is the process of changing your physical appearance and overall way of life to fully express your true gender identity. There is no one way to transition. It…

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21 May

Private Clinic vs Hospital for Gender Reassignment Surgery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 21 May 2020

For many, getting a gender reassignment surgery is a dream come true. It’s a decision that they went over their heads thousand times over, if not more. While preparing for it, one of the major…

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7 May

Why Americans Are Coming to Canada for Their FTM Top Surgeries

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 7 May 2020

There’s a burgeoning trend showing many Americans crossing the border to get their top surgery procedure done in Canada. The truth is that this isn’t surprising news anymore. Year after year, the U.S. government reveals…

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23 April

What You Can Expect During Top Surgery Recovery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 23 Apr 2020

Identifying with the gender of your choice is a natural human right, however, one of the dangerous techniques transgender men use in order to conceal their female gender-identifying features is binding. Although this may help…

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