Thank you for writing to AlterHeros. You are saying that you have gender dysphoria and that your testosterone level is down. You are questioning if this is a problem.
It is difficult to answer your question because we are not specialists in health issues... I feel that only ... Read more.
Hello Firoz thanks for sending in your question
There are no therapies that are recognized by world health authorities, which can change your sexual orentiation/indentity. The therapies you have probably read about on the internet or heard of locally may suppress your behavior temporarily or on a longer period of time...but ... Read more.
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.
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.
Hi there -
thanks for your question. Unfortunately I do not have a specific answer for you but I have an idea as to how you may find out.
In Quebec, medication fees are covered in two ways: (1) by private insurance that you obtain through work (e.g. up to a certain ... Read more.
Thank you for your well articulated question. It is clear that you have been through traumatic experiences. It seems also clear that you know yourself well and are able to be truthful with yourself and assert your identity and are trying, in an articulate and well thought-out way to ... Read more.
thank you for writing in with some details.
It does sound like you are in a lonely place right now. You feel that your best friend does not support you and you feel unable to come out to your family because you fear how the news will make them feel. ... Read more.
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.
Thank you for your letter.
It is difficult to realize who you are and then to feel that others do not accept you. But it is wonderful that you are so clearly sure of who you are and whom you are attracted to. That is a really big step that ... Read more.
What is more important to you...to live your life or that of your parents? You are still young and many other issues will invade your mind that will require you to pause and think,What do I want? Am I doing this for myself or to please someone else? Do ... Read more.
Parles-en aux experts is a project of the nonprofit organization AlterHeros, which aims the heathly development of all individuals regarding with their sexual orientation, gender identity and sexuality. We are based in Montreal, Canada.