LGBT, Transgender

From Beauty to Brains: 3 Trailblazing Transgender Icons

From Beauty to Brains: 3 Trailblazing Transgender Icons:

In honor of International Transgender Day of Visibility we would like to take a look at just three of the many trangender people who are making strides, not only within the LGBTQ community, but also for the country.

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‘Trans-forming’ the Workplace to Be Transgender Inclusive

‘Trans-forming’ the Workplace to Be Transgender Inclusive:

Transgender and gender-nonconforming people often run into unnecessary barriers that make their jobs harder than they need to be. Here are 10 actions that social sector organizations can take to help.

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Jamison Crowell is executive director of the DC Area Transmasculine Society, which has launched an online tool to recommend transgender-friendly medical and wellness providers.

Jamison Crowell is executive director of the DC Area Transmasculine Society, which has launched an online tool to recommend transgender-friendly medical and wellness providers.

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Hormone therapy helps strengthen brain connections in transgender women

Hormone therapy helps strengthen brain connections in transgender women:

In transgender women who have had their testes removed as part of the gender-affirming process, a form of estrogen called estradiol strengthens connections between areas of the brain involved in fine motor skills, learning, emotions and sensory perception, according a study to be presented Monday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La. These findings reflect changes on the brain that might have implications, for instance, for treating hot flashes and other symptoms in transgender women, the researchers say.

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