Transition

(Français) Comment dire à mes proches que je veux être un homme?

(Français) Comment dire à mes proches que je veux être un homme?

Question asked by Lysandre (Femme de 17 ans, France)

Question answered on April 25, 2013 by

Sorted in Being transsexual and homosexual, Uncomfortable in my skin, Questions, Am I transexual, transgender or travesti?, Transition, Transsexuality

Bonjour! Merci énormément de la confiance que tu nous porte en nous envoyant cette lettre. Dans celle-ci, tu nous indique que non seulement tu aimes les hommes, mais que tu sens en être un aussi. Mais tu crains la réaction de tes proches, tu te demande quoi faire... Tout d'abord, tu ... Read more.
(Français) A partir de quel âge peut-on subir une mastectomie ?

(Français) A partir de quel âge peut-on subir une mastectomie ?

Question asked by Matt ( de 17 ans, Canada)

Question answered on June 12, 2012 by

Sorted in Uncomfortable in my skin, Questions, Transition

Cher Matt, La question que tu poses est très pertinente et je ne suis pas étonné que tu aies du mal à trouver une réponse définitive. Tout cela vient du cadre légal particulier dont jouissent les jeunes de 14-17 ans au Québec. Tu as droit de regard sur les ... Read more.
I don’t like calling myself a lesbian, and I want to remove my breasts

I don’t like calling myself a lesbian, and I want to remove my breasts

Question asked by Liliana Figz (23 years old questioning from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on August 21, 2010 by

Sorted in Alienation, Questions, Transition

Hey Lilianna, Thanks of submitting your question to Alterheros. It sounds like you're going through an identity crisis, which is a very challenging situation to work through. However, there are a lot of misconceptions and assumptions that underlie the concept of a person having an identity. But ... Read more.
I’m scared to be bullied if I announce I’m transgender

I’m scared to be bullied if I announce I’m transgender

Question asked by Sam (17 years old questioning man from United Kingdom (Great Britain), United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Question answered on June 22, 2010 by

Sorted in Questions, Transition, Transsexuality at school or at work

Sam, You feel you were born the wrong gender and you are worried that something bad might happen if you reveal your feelings to those around you. Admitting something like this, even to those closest to you or to someone you are almost sure will be supportive, is extremely frightening. It's normal ... Read more.
My husband is trans – I feel like he was dishonest from the start

My husband is trans – I feel like he was dishonest from the start

Question asked by Marie (51 years old heterosexual woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on April 16, 2010 by

Sorted in Questions, Transition, Transsexuality

Hi Marie, Thank you for sharing your question with us here at Alterheros. Recently, your husband of 29 years came out to you about his transgendered identity. He advised you of some of the physical characteristics that would be changing, including plans to remove his male genitalia. In the past, you mention ... Read more.
Will my transition go more quickly with castration?

Will my transition go more quickly with castration?

Question asked by john powell (54 years old heterosexual man from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on October 21, 2009 by

Sorted in Questions, Transsexual healthcare, Transition

Dear John, Thank you for your question, I am certain it is one that has been asked by many trans folk. First I would like to address the issue of hormones. Hormone protocols are undertaken by doctors in accordance with agreed upon clinical guidelines such as the WPATH guidelines (World Professional ... Read more.
How long must I live as a woman before I can be administered hormones for my transition?

How long must I live as a woman before I can be administered hormones for my transition?

Question asked by nataliee (18 years old questioning woman from United Kingdom (Great Britain), United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Question answered on October 12, 2009 by

Sorted in Questions, Transition, Transsexuality

Dear Nataliee, Congratulations for embarking on your transition journey. The answers to your questions have been discussed by many professionals over the years. The first widely used guidelines for the treatment of Transsexuals were put forward by Dr. Harry Benjamin, a German endocrinologist during the 60s. These guidelines have now ... Read more.
How may I transition in Canada?

How may I transition in Canada?

Question asked by Vicky (35 years old man from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on May 9, 2009 by

Sorted in Questions, Transition, Transsexuality

Dear Vicky, I am very sympathetic with respect to the fact that the medical costs linked to your transition will probably be very high in the US, making what may be a difficult time in your life even more frustrating. I must let you know, however that although the healthcare system ... Read more.
At what age a doctor could consider hormone therapy for someone?

At what age a doctor could consider hormone therapy for someone?

Question asked by Gail (41 years old woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on July 27, 2007 by

Sorted in Questions, Transition, Transsexuality

Hi Gail, Thank you for writing to AlterHeros. To answer your question, it depends of which country you are living in, your child's situation and the doctor you will see. In some countries, you have to see a psychiatrist to have hormone therapy for gender issues. Did your child already see ... Read more.
I want breast implants, is this vain or necessary ?

I want breast implants, is this vain or necessary ?

Question asked by claudia hillman (42 years old woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on February 18, 2006 by

Sorted in Questions, Transsexual healthcare, Transition

Hi Claudia ! Your situation is comprehensible, because breasts are one of the important elements of a feminine body. And if it is important for women in general, it maybe even more important for transsexual women. But, it is important to understand that there is a gap between getting a breast ... Read more.
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