A common question which many trans women ask, is what their estrogen levels should ideally be. They have often asked for a higher dose from their prescribing doctor, and been told no, there are too many risks, and that their current level is within the normal ranges. The maximum pmol/L cited by doctors is often 200 or 250. However, this is against best practise.
A visual guide to intramuscular testosterone injections, and a 101 infosheet on subcutaneous testosterone injections, which is now available in NZ.
Counting Ourselves transgender health research found elevated stigma, discrimination, violence against trans people.
We're very pleased to announce that the national guidelines for trans healthcare in Aotearoa have been released, and can be found here.
March 10th 2018, takataapui, transgender, and intersex people and supporters walked, danced, and rode along in the Wellington International Pride Parade with a clear message: transgender health care now!
'Health Pathway' is a generic term referring to the pathway from first contact with a health care provider - usually your GP - through the health care system to meet your medical needs.
Hormone Replacement Therapy 101 is a simple guide to help you get started. This is not a guide to all the most amazing hormones you might want to try to get, it's a realistic guide to getting started in the simplest, most hassle-free way possible.