Tips from a trans guy: what men don’t understand about periods
When I started to transition from female to male, one of the first things I was looking forward to was not getting facial hair or a deeper voice, but the death of my period.
When I was 18 I asked my best friend if she thought I should just go ahead and get a hysterectomy because they were so horrendous and, besides, it wasn’t like I was going to be using that part of my body anyway.
They were that bad.
Fast-forward a few decades and it’s all gone, a quick benefit of hormone therapy.
When I first started to tell guys I was transitioning, the first thing many would say was ‘good luck with... read more
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