Trans children may understand their gender by the time they are four in supportive households and often exhibit signs when they are even younger.
According to data from the Human Rights Campaign and Insider's Transgender Homicide Database, 45 trans people have been killed in 2021, matching 2020.
Insider reporter Canela López said trans Reddit forums became a haven of support when so many of their medical concerns went unanswered.
Transition is often portrayed as a linear journey. But 3 trans people, who spoke to Insider, said they go on and off hormones as they please.
The author said he went to the gynecologist in 2017 and experienced medical transphobia from his provider.
From period panties to tampons, products labeled "for her" or "feminine care" can trigger feelings of dysphoria, Insider reporter Canela Lopez said.
A California court ruled that forcing nursing home employees to refer to patients by their preferred pronouns and names violates freedom of speech.
Trans Americans tend to be underinsured, and drugs like hormone replacement therapies can cost as much as nine times more than for cisgender patients.
Laurel Hubbard, a weightlifter from New Zealand, will be the first out transgender person to compete in the Olympic Games.
Kayden Coleman told Today doctors would misgender him, call him a mother, and encouraged him to have an abortion multiple times when he sought care.
Testosterone-based HRT can cause acne and scarring if left untreated, while estrogen-based HRT can cause hyperpigmentation and dryness.
It often feels like weight of the world is on my shoulders. If I miss a news hit, I wonder if anyone will care.