Over my life as a transgender man I have had moments I wish I could have said something to someone close to me but failed to. Until going back in time is an option, lets move forward with better...
Top surgery — that milestone that most, if not all, trans masculine folks look forward to and try to save money for. Looking through countless top surgery pictures and stories on Facebook or on other social media platforms, we...
Before you rush off and order a Real EZP here, I want you to make sure it’s the right thing for you. If after you’ve read through the following “ifs” you’re still unsure, please do email the owner at transthetics@gmail.com, he's always happy...

Stand Up To Be Counted

These days, most of our friendships, relationships and social lives can be forged online. Just last night, I spoke with my boss via text - a boss belonging to this job, which I wholly accrued online. I keep in...
This glossary is provided as a starting point for discussion and better understanding. Language is dynamic, continually growing and changing. This is particularly true with the language we use to identify ourselves. We should strive to ensure that our...
Without a doubt, the costs of transgender procedures can be ridiculously pricey.  It can be challenging to save up for these surgeries, especially with added hospital fees. The worst part, in my opinion, is the fact that many surgeons...
Join Aydian for some tips on how to more make shot day more pain free, along with some tips that may make you breathe easier when the day comes. Needles may not be the most fun, and you're not alone...
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Common Myths of Informed Consent

I am a 22 years old, and a college student that currently is not employed. I used informed consent to start HRT. A lot of people make assumption about those who use this route and their providers. Informed consent means...

Looking For a Top Surgeon?

With my top surgery right around the corner I'm thinking back on this whole process of how I got here, and how when I was first looking into surgery I had no idea where to even begin. Trust me, I...
It may seem to you, particularly in the beginning, that you'll never get to a point when you forget to take your T shot. However, many of the guys who have been on it for many years have confessed...
We've all been there. Right after a shot, everything went smoothly, but for some reason when you took the needle out of your muscle it followed it back up and came out a little. Which is when you panic and...
Getting ready for your days of recovery after surgery is almost as exciting as surgery itself because it means it's coming soon. We've compiled an awesome list of things to make sure you've got set up and ready and...
YouTube has a reputation for being harsh on their comments. Draw your line on just how harsh or inappropriate you’re willing to put up with and then use these steps to report the comment or user to YouTube as...

How To Support Trans Youth

Allowing young people to be who they are, no matter how they identify, leads to an increase in peer interactions, satisfaction at school, participation in community, and positive mental health outcomes. Unfortunately, fears and misinformation about transgender youths often...

Coming Out at Work

Note: I want to thank a reader for requesting this topic! Feel free to comment on any of our articles with ideas of what you want to see! Work is a tricky place for most people. There are many people...
Moving away to college (or university) is a huge step in life, there are so many questions from “Which dorm is the best?” to “What will the first day of classes be like?” to “Where is the closest Pokestop?!”...