An increasing number of transgender Australians are turning to the world’s biggest fundraising platform, GoFundMe, to help fund their top surgeries. A GoFundMe spokeswoman reported …
Latham claimed that trans people self-identifying, and not transphobia, was the cause of high rates of mental health issues and suicide among trans people.
“When you are transgender, feeling [seen] is often very elusive which means that the experience of it feels almost spiritual; the clouds part and for a moment everything feels right.”
“We know sex hormones like androgens and estrogens have really powerful effects on behaviour. But we don’t know if they have effects on gender identity. This points to a role.”
The decision removes a costly, time-consuming, and high-stress impediment to many young trans people’s ability to transition.
“Thank you to the Family Court for making the right decision. You have just changed the lives of hundreds of trans teens, for the better”
Trans respondents reported not seeing a doctor for advice even when they were in pain, suspecting practitioners would not know about binding.