The first question you ask about your gender identity is usually the one that you type into Google. It can be a harrowing experience to scroll through unfiltered, uncategorized results ranging from graphic photos of gender confirmation surgery to outdated reddit threads about laser hair removal when it first hit the market.
It’s a roll of the dice when you’re relying on search engines alone.
I’m fortunate to have spent a lot of time as an advocate, working with medical professionals, nonprofit leaders, support centers and residents from all over my state to help the LGBTQ community in Massachusetts. It helped me use a critical lens to find the most accurate information available during this transition process.
I’ve organized this section into a few different types of resources: