Autism

The Unexpected Connection Between Estrogen and Autism | SciShow News

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Gay and transgender women have lower cancer survival rates, study reveals

Gay and transgender women have lower cancer survival rates, study reveals

LGBT+ women more likely not to have health insurance, as well as not have a personal doctor, avoid medical care due to costs, and be without an annual medical visit

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Transgender

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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LGBT, Transgender

Transition causes strokes! Or you know, not. – The TransAdvocate

Transition causes strokes! Or you know, not. – The TransAdvocate:

The newest claim making the sex essentialist activist rounds is that transition will probably cause you to have a stroke or heart attack. TERFs and other sex essentialist activists, from the political right to the skeptic-bro left, point to a new trans study from the Netherlands

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LGBT, Transgender

A New Study Shows that Transgender Kids Can Identify their True Gender at 3 – Global Cocktails Blog

A New Study Shows that Transgender Kids Can Identify their True Gender at 3 – Global Cocktails Blog:

A new study that was conducted with 85 non-conforming children, aged three to 12, has found that children perceive their own genders earlier than previously thought. The team asked study participants how close they felt to boys or girls, and which gender they were.

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Large study of trans people in the Netherlands shows growing numbers seeking treatment, low regret rates | Gender Analysis

Large study of trans people in the Netherlands shows growing numbers seeking treatment, low regret rates | Gender Analysis:

A recent study of trans people in the Netherlands provides a sober corrective to this wild speculation. Wiepjes et al. (2018) studied a group of 6,793 trans people who were evaluated at the largest Dutch gender identity clinic from 1972 to 2015…

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