Transition and Transit : Passing Through Airport Security

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Most Indian airports have security checks at airport entrances and then security screening inside as well. With gender mentioned on documents and boarding passes, how difficult is it for trans people to pass in their "legal gender", especially when on HRT? What do they...

How to apply for a Passport in india being Transgender

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I try to quickly sip the pipping hot coffee my aunt made and I pace in my room trying to collect information on how to apply for a passport as a Trans woman. Thousands of thoughts run through my head, I stroke my temples...

How to change the gender marker and name

Change the gender marker legally
UPDATE: Find here new protocol for changing your gender marker https://transgenderindia.com/legally-change-gender-india/ The following article is outdated. Dear Sis, I have read a lot about How to change the gender marker and name in other countries. I’ve heard stories of how other girls changed their name and gender marker,...

Pros and Cons of SRS methods

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This is not going to be a usual article with an intro, body and conclusions. It is just a list of advantages and disadvantages of some of the different methods of Sex Reassignment Surgery (SRS methods) in Male to Female Transsexuals. PENILE INVERSION VAGINOPLASTY Pros Method...

Transitioning in USA as an immigrant

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It has been almost 2 years since I moved to USA for higher studies. But that wasn't the only reason why i had moved here. You see, I am a pre-op trans*woman who had not yet begun transitioning when entering this country. I had...

Transition and Transit

Traveling through an airport during transition has it own challenges, From security checks to the immigration to even using a restroom. Establishing ones identity is important, but it also poses its own set of problems for transgender people with gender incongruent identity documents. Though Indian...

Transgenie – Find your Transfriendly Specialist

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Welcome to the TransGenie! As trans-individuals, one of our greatest struggles is often finding appropriate medical, legal or professional help. Through TransGenie, we aim to be the magic lamp that helps them begin their transition! How you can make a difference ? As an active ally/participant...

The Limitations of MtF Transition

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Dear Sis, Medical Science has come a long way w.r.t. addressing Gender Identity Disorder in the last 100 years or so. Transgender demographics are notoriously hard to pin point but it would not be outrageously to claim that thousands of individuals have transitioned medically and...

Transition tips from a transgender women

Transition Tips
Dear Lil Sis, You are yet to begin transition and I am on the same road, a few years ahead of you. And I thought it might be a good idea to pass along a few things I’ve learned while trying to live as a...

Orchiectomy 101

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Orchiectomy also  known as Orchiectomy or orchie is a surgical procedure in which involves the removal of one or both testicles. The penis and the scrotum are however left intact. The removal of both testicles is called bilateral orchiectomy and it is the surgical...

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