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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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25 March

What to Eat After Top Surgery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 25 Mar 2020

Like everything else that’s connected to your health, what you eat and what you do affects your health and healing process. Aside from taking your medication at the right time, it is important to know…

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27 February

How to Reduce the Appearance of Top Surgery Scars

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 27 Feb 2020

A lot of people are considering FTM (Female To Male) or FTN (Female to Non-binary) surgeries and it can easily be achieved with skilled surgeons and high-end technology. However, despite the fact that there are…

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20 December

Safely Bind Your Chest Prior to FTM Top Surgery in Ontario

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 20 Dec 2019

Chest binding is an excellent way to reduce chest dysphoria and help you become comfortable with your body and feel confident expressing your identity. It is also a good stepping stone if you are interested…

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14 November

Muscle Splinting & Post-Operative Pain

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 14 Nov 2019

After you have had top surgery in Ontario, it is pretty common for a lot of patients to experience a very tight feeling. Many people say they hunch over and feel uncomfortable standing up straight…

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25 October

What Are the Positive Effects of FTM Top Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 25 Oct 2019

Everyone’s process of transitioning is different; there is no strict step-by-step checklist every trans person must follow in order to achieve their experienced gender. However, for many trans men and non-binary folks, the decision to…

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