GenderAffirming

Markey and Warren call on the Biden administration to expand access to gender-affirming medical care

Markey and Warren call on the Biden administration to expand access to gender-affirming medical care

The story at a glance Mass. Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D) and Ed Markey (D) in a letter sent to senior administration officials argue that testosterone, which is currently a Schedule III controlled substance, should be postponed or de-scheduled to improve access to the hormone for transgender people who rely on him. Testosterone’s Schedule III status …

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Opinion: Gender-affirming care in CT and outdated ideas about mental health

Opinion: Gender-affirming care in CT and outdated ideas about mental health

Just over a month ago, in August 2022, a statewide interdisciplinary group of mental health professionals with expertise in gender-affirming care sent out a press release addressing their challenges at the Department of Social Services. Husky recently updated gender-affirming healthcare policies. . So we were surprised and dismayed to see some of the September 8 …

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4 Common Questions (and Answers) About Voice Dysphoria and Gender-Affirming Voice Therapy

4 Common Questions (and Answers) About Voice Dysphoria and Gender-Affirming Voice Therapy

How you communicate is an important part of life. If you feel like your voice doesn’t match your gender identity or gender expression, it can lead to feelings of dysphoria or a general state of being unwell. Gender-affirming voice care can help. Below, we outline four common questions that our Gender Care Clinic patients have …

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