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Everything You Need to Know About Getting Top Surgery
"..if you know people who have had top surgery or have ever browsed an online group of people sharing photos of their first day wearing a favorite shirt with their new flat chest, you know that the possibility of gender euphoria is out there. That’s why SELF set out to create a guide for anyone curious about top surgery or how to pursue it."
Leading Trans Health Care Guidance Updated—and Still Stuck in the Past
"But these are hardly sufficient improvements. SOC8 has in many ways only deepened the distrust with which many activists and community members have long regarded WPATH."
Does Testosterone Stop Periods?: Menstruation, Menopause, Phantom Periods, and GAHT/HRT
"Transgender men, nonbinary people, and other gender variant people can menstruate, too. Gender identities and bodies beyond these ones also can experience premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms as well."
How Overturning Roe v. Wade Affects Your LGBTQI+ Employees
"Among LGBTQ+ employees, there is sadness, fear, and rage. Some will struggle to regulate extreme emotional discomfort, and others feel jaded. While the LGBTQ+ community isn’t a monolith, many of us are grappling with not only what rights we don’t have, but what could once again be taken away."
Monkeypox Vaccine Rollout Reflects Deprioritization of Sex Workers
"The monkeypox epidemic isn’t going anywhere, especially for street-based sex workers."
4 Benefits of LGBT Virtual Healthcare
We’re proud to announce our new offering: virtual healthcare! In this piece, we’ll discuss why it’s critical for our community to have virtual healthcare from LGBTQ+ specialized clinicians.
What is LGBT virtual healthcare?
LGBT virtual healthcare allows queer and trans patients to virtually connect with their clinician about their medical needs from the comfort and privacy of their own home.
At FOLX, we have over 50 LGBTQ+ specialized clinicians available for consultations related to preventa...
7 Tips for Transitioning At School
"Especially since a new school year is about to begin, it’s important to think about the transition process ahead of time."
The FOLX Transgender Meditation Guide: How to Meditate When You Can’t Sit Still
"Transgender people may find meditation difficult for many reasons."
The FOLX Guide to Poppers (Amyl Nitrate)
"You’ve probably seen the brand, RUSH, in necklaces, back pockets, or purses. They’re a common part of gay nightlife and the overall queer cultural canon and beyond."
The FOLX Guide to Sleep, After You Haven’t Gotten Any Sleep
"With easing pandemic restrictions, queer nightlife is coming back with Pride month. If you find it harder to keep up with the pace you were used to just a couple of years ago, know that you’re not alone."
The FOLX Guide to Hysterectomies
"While all different kinds of gender identities can (and do) get hysterectomies, transgender men, nonbinary people, and other gender nonconforming people often get this gender affirming procedure."
How the Criminalization of Testosterone Attacks Gender Variant People
"One yelled, ‘Show me your track marks, you fucking junkie! We found your needles and drugs.'"
Local SEO Guide for Beginners: Why Is Local SEO Important?
"Yoast describes local SEO as the practice of optimizing your website for a specific local area, and if you have a local business, it’s imperative your web pages rank for certain search queries performed by your local audience."
How Eating Disorders Impact Queer and Trans People
"Eating disorders and struggles with body image are often a symptom of the trauma associated with living in a cissexist, patriarchal, and queer antagonistic society rooted in the gender binary."
How Patient-Centered Care Drives This Independent Physician’s Specialty Practice
"Treating her as a professional and collaborator, rather than as a student helped her become a leader in a field where the number of women, especially of a diverse background, has been stagnant or worsening in the past decade."