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Transgender Health Care Access in Canada

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 20 October 2020
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20 October

Despite being one of the most progressive countries in the world on gay and transgender rights, the hurdles of transgender healthcare access in Canada remain a leading cause of activism for its community members.  According to a 2020 report by Trans PULSE, more than 80% of trans and non-binary respondents said they have a primary care provider, however, 45% of them revealed that they’d experienced having one or more unmet health care needs within the past year. It’s a stark contrast to only 4% of the general population reported having unmet medical needs in 2015 to 2016. What Kind of…

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6 October

6 Reasons Why Toronto Is a Great Option for Your Top Surgery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 6 Oct 2020

Canada is known for being the most progressive nation in North America in championing LGBTQ+ rights. Toronto is home to the country’s largest queer population in the country and has been a favourite venue for…

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25 August

Can Breasts Grow Back After FTM Top Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 25 Aug 2020

FTM surgery is a major life-changing decision. It requires a significant amount of money and courage to go through both the actual operation and top surgery recovery process. Therefore, many patients want to make sure…

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18 August

How to Manage Pain After Top Surgery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 18 Aug 2020

Post-surgery pain management plays a pivotal role in your successful recovery. Aside from making you comfortable, staying on top of your pain after a major surgical procedure, such as an FTM top surgery, also reduces…

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23 July

What to Pack for Your FTM Surgery Recovery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 23 Jul 2020

Finally deciding to go through a female to male or FTM top surgery is a bold and brave step towards the right direction. There may be a lot of struggles in the beginning, but it’s…

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9 July

Countries Where Gender-Affirming Surgery Is Illegal

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 9 Jul 2020

Despite progressive strides towards accepting the LGBTQ+ community worldwide, there are still countries that uphold draconian measures against homosexuality with a propensity to discrimination, abuse, violence, persecution, and execution. To say that transgender rights are…

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