I never who Marsha P. Johnson or Sylvia Rivera was in relation to the Stonewall Riots until these students explained them to me.
Most healthy 18-year-olds out there don’t have to make major decisions about their future fertility. But as a transgender male about to start hormone therapy, Youth Radio’s Cole Carman found himself in that exact position. Cole shares his story, as one of the first transmale teens in the country to freeze his eggs pre-transition.
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After months of preparation — working up the courage to come to terms with my identity and mandatory counseling — I was finally meeting up with my doctor to begin my transition and start taking male hormones. But I was thrown off when my doctor handed me a pamphlet about planning for my future fertility. She asked if I was interested in freezing my eggs before I started taking male hormones.
As a transgender male, I feel like I’m giving up my chance of ever having kids.
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