Tag: testosterone


| Jul 18, 2016 | 1 Reply

Testosterone is not an Italian pasta dish. It’s a hormone most commonly associated with the development of male sex characteristics. At puberty the male body begins to produce more testosterone and with that body hair, a deeper voice, smellier sweat and larger muscles. And yes, a beard. For trans girls the advent of the changes brought about by testosterone can be a severe trial. Today Cate O’Malley talks about testosterone poisoning and how it affected her.

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Prenatal Testosterone Part II

| Mar 3, 2014 | 2 Replies

Do prenatal testosterone levels cause transgender behavior? Is MTF transgenderism caused by low prenatal testosterone levels and FTM transgenderism caused by levels that are too high. The Prenatal Testosterone Theory of Transgenderism was developed by some East German scientists in an effort to please their socialist and Soviet masters during the 1960’s that recommended that […]

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A Prenatal Testosterone Tale — Part I

| Feb 3, 2014 | 4 Replies

Since no one has any idea of why transgendered people exist, other than we are born that way, there are theories that circulate. One of them is that while in the womb a fetus is subjected to “baths” of hormones and too much of one or too little of another gives the child masculine or feminine gender mapping in their brain. The hormone theory is based on research that you may find shocking, and Dr. Dana Bevan says it is just plain wrong.

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