In this Wednesday, May 4, photo taken in in Wendell, N. Angela Bridgman, a transgender woman, holds her birth certificate. Bridgman moved her small medical billing and transcription business to North Carolina in
Transgender and nonbinary individuals may choose to engage in various gender-affirming practices to reduce gender dysphoria or present in a way that is more congruent with their gender identity. This population may also use devices that allow them to urinate standing up, known as stand-to-pee devices STPswhich may double as packers. As a health care provider, being familiar with these devices can assist in counseling transgender and nonbinary patients.
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No, I have never gotten hit. I have never been beaten. You might think that the safe place for trans people is California, the golden land of liberals and Pride, with its many rainbow flags. Everyone loves the gays here, right?
LGBT advocates failed to drum up enough voter support for the law, despite there being no credible evidence that trans women are inclined to harass or sexually assault anyone, of any gender, while using the restroom. Sometimes, that harassment happens in restrooms. Without an antidiscrimination law, trans people live with the constant threat of being ejected from public restrooms — or worse.
In OctoberEmily Kaufman, then a year-old junior at the University of Michigan, told her story of trying to join a sorority as an out trans woman to Cosmopolitan. Emily never got a bid to a Michigan sorority — but the same month her story was published, she accomplished another one of her life goals: to undergo gender confirmation surgery. A little over a year later, Emily, now a year-old senior at Michigan and a board member at Point of Pride, a non-profit that supports the trans community, is sharing her experience of what it was really like to undergo gender confirmation surgery.
An assistant principal at a high school in West Virginia has been suspended without pay for reportedly bullying a transgender boy who was trying to use the bathroom. The incident happened two months ago. After the story got some media attention, the superintendent says that the assistant principal was suspended with pay until the end of the winter break.
Disclaimer: Some of the STP devices are specifically made to look like a penis either in generalized shape or in explicit details. As such, you should be aware that any images or links contained herein could be considered NSFW and may not be appropriate for younger members of our community. Cis men take for granted their ability to urinate while standing or being able to find a place to relieve themselves virtually anywhere. The trans man has to learn this feat while encumbered by anatomical issues.
It's been reported on HuffPo and elsewhere that a number of states within the US - FloridaKentuckyArizonaUtah and Texas among them - have been or are considering legislation mandating that everyone use bathrooms consistent with their natal gender. Other states like Michigan already have similar legislation that criminalizes using the "wrong" bathroom as "disturbing the peace", with "wrong" left open to whatever interpretation the authorities might want to apply. Clearly these laws are aimed directly at transgender and gender nonconforming people.
In part one of our three-part series on vaginoplasty one form of "bottom" or gender-affirming surgerywe heard about aftercare from a trans-knowledgeable visiting nurse who has supported transgender women through this experience. Moon captivated the audience by sharing her experience and noting what others could consider and prepare for when it comes to the days and weeks after surgery. Here's her story:.