Tag Archives: FTM

Boys Need Conversations About Emotional Intimacy in School

Boys Need Conversations About Emotional Intimacy in School

Boys need conversations in school about emotional intimacy. Last month, Tom Porton, an award-winning, veteran Bronx high school teacher, handed in his resignation after colliding with the school’s principal. Porton had distributed HIV/AIDS education fliers listing nonsexual ways of “Making Love Without Doin’ It” (including advice to “read a book together”). What does it say […]

What is Female to Male or FtM?

What is Female to Male or FtM?

The lives of transgender people has garnered a lot of attention in the news lately. From Laverne Cox’s performance as a transgender inmate in Orange is the New Black to the seemingly endless debate about which restrooms people should use, this sense of being born into the wrong gender has grabbed headlines throughout the world. Yet as acceptance of […]

Transgender Voice Training

Transgender Voice Training

A discrepancy between someone’s sex at birth and their internal gender identity and experience of gender is no trivial matter. The negative impacts on the individual’s sense of identity, their confidence in interacting with others, their ability to participate in work and social life, and their psychosocial well-being can be profound. Many transgender men and […]