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Categories: Transgender

Hi, I’m 14 years old and I’m wanting to start my transition from Female to Male. I wanted to start testosterone, but I would like to know a lot of what it would do. I know it makes my voice deeper and makes me grow more hair. Is there anything else I should know [...]

Categories: Transgender

I’m a MTF woman I want to know how to live stealth in the future. Is there trans* friendly country that I can live? I also plan to be a famous writer but how can I hide my history?
Thanks for writing in!
At first I was not sure how to answer all of your questions [...]

Categories: Transgender

Are there any very detailed book about transitioning for ftm? I’ve looked through the ftmguide.org and some other websites but I want more info. I’ve also read the Gender Book. Anything you recommend?
I am glad you are doing research. It seems like you have a lot of questions from the other submissions I received from [...]

Categories: Transgender

Should I wear my binder if I am sick?
I am not a medical doctor but I am willing to tell you that I do not think it is a good idea. I would assume that constricting the chest when ill can cause more complications.
I looked up more information about it and I found this [...]

Categories: Dating, Transgender

Can a MTF be a lesbian because people keep telling me I should be straight? And how can I get a girlfriend who would accept me?
There are many people who identify as MTF who are attracted to women and consider themselves to be a lesbian. It is up to you to decide who you are [...]

Allie I need help….I enjoy dressing Female and it even makes me a happier person. I really don’t enjoy labels but in a sense to help me figure this out I can make an exeption. I really do like dressing, female makeup and all. What do you think? I really don’t know and it bugs [...]

Categories: Coming Out, Transgender

I’ve never been to a Trans* group before and I’m really scared of what to expect.. I’m FTM but I have yet to even cut my hair and I feel like if there are other trans guys they might judge me for being pre-everything.. I know HATCH meets on Tuesdays but could you please give [...]

Categories: Family, Transgender

I have a friend coming over for Thanksgiving that now identifies as female (MTF) my dad knows her as a him. Should I tell my dad?
Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you have a great time!
Being a good host means making your guests comfortable. I’d bet your dad wants to be a good host. Tell your dad, [...]

Categories: Family, Transgender

We have talked on this topic before about me being trans questioning. I want to tell my dad that I am questioning without him thinking I’m totally trans. (He jumps to conclusions)
So, I think I need to know a little bit more about your dad’s personality and how he is with you before I can [...]

Categories: Transgender

Besides “The Gender Book” do you know any good resources for a transgendered questioning teen to get info?
I have looked and looked and I have found a few sites, but I do not especially like the answers that are given. They seem flippant, filled with bad information and rude. I see now why teens, who [...]

Categories: Transgender

OK I decided I’m trans________.. all I know is trans for now I don’t know the other half. But I was wondering if you had any advice on the topic.
The beauty is that you do not actually have to know right away or even ever.
Identifying as one label or another is a personal decision. [...]

Categories: Transgender

(I’m 13 and trans) I have been looking Into getting clothes to start transitioning, but I don’t have any money. And not that long ago I was about to go and have adult “relations” to make money to do so. I stopped myself, but the more I long to be a girl, the more I [...]