Thursday, August 6, 2015

Articles From Around the Web

A couple good articles... Give them a read: 

My Transgender Life: Denial, Betrayal, Abandonment and Other Monsters Under the Bed

It is said that by the time we are 7 years old our pre-frontal cortex is pretty much wired to the rest of our brain. It is around this time that most of us begin to understand that there really are not monsters that live under our beds. 
Or are there?

Embracing Transgender Communication

Pronouns. America's been buzzing about 'em since Caitlyn Jenner debuted on the July cover of Vanity Fair. Before her transition, Jenner told ABC's Diane Sawyer to continue to call him (then, Bruce) "him."
So what's in a name?

6 ways the health care system fails transgender patients

We all loathe the doctor's office — the sterile-white rooms, the crinkling paper sheets, the ill-fitting medical gowns that leave our backs and underwear exposed.
But for transgender patients, the anxiety is tenfold. That's because health care providers fail trans patients far too often.
The proof is in the hashtag: #TransHealthFail.

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