Experts say that a leading cause of death often goes overlooked.
More teenagers than ever are seeking transitions, but the medical community that treats them is deeply divided about why — and what to do to help them.
New estimates based on C.D.C. health surveys point to a stark generational shift in the growth of the transgender population of the United States.
“I am transmasculine, which is to say I understand my body even less than I understand my mother.”
Phalloplasty — the surgery to make a penis — has grown more popular among trans men. But with a steep rate of complications, it remains a controversial procedure.
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But the study, which began in 2013, may not fully reflect what’s happening today, when many more children are identifying as trans.
As Texas’ governor attempts to criminalize medical treatments for transgender youth, experts say there are many ways to help adolescents who are questioning their gender.
Before I go, I want to highlight the breathtaking evolution in health advice that has occurred since I joined The Times in 1965.
Clinicians are divided over new guidelines that say teens should undergo mental health screenings before receiving hormones or gender surgeries.