Testosterone Blocking Options

January 27, 2017 Candace Mountain 2

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is, for many transgender people, an essential part of their overall transition plan. For male to female transgender people, it will typically involve lowering testosterone levels while introducing feminizing levels of estrogen and sometimes … [Read more]

It’s all About the Estrogen

January 17, 2017 Candace Mountain 2

For transgender women, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is often one of the most important milestones in their transition.  Generally HRT consists of blocking the male sex hormone testosterone and adding the female sex hormone estrogen and sometimes progesterone. … [Read more]

The Transition Puzzle

January 16, 2017 Candace Mountain 0

Most transgender people will at some point decide to transition and it can be one of the best decisions they’ll ever make.  However, transitioning can very much be like a jigsaw puzzle in that there are … [Read more]

The Road to GCS Part 1

January 14, 2017 Candace Mountain 3

Not all transgender people decide to go through with Gender Confirming Surgery (GCS) as part of their transition.  Many transgender folks are quite content to express their gender without taking the surgical route.  Whether a … [Read more]