Bodies, Hormones and Doctors
From IVF to transitioning, hormones and the medical community can give us ownership over our bodies… or take it away.
ART: RACHEL LEVIT
In This Feature
Ayelet Haimson LushkovElisa Albert Takes on the Mess and Anger of our Reproductive Lives
Why are women’s bodies so easy to abuse, whether you are trying to help them or control them? Why are society, and medicine, still so ignorant about how a woman’s body works, and why do they lack the will to find out?
Lili RosenHormones in Motion: How Estrogen Set Me Free
Hormonal motion and change is a rite of passage on the sea of change for most women (as well as many people of all genders), but I know what it is to live without estrogen.
Rena Yehuda NewmanThe Current Mysteries of Testosterone
Many of us learned about the details of medical transition through online forums and anecdotal experience, rarely with the help of medical practitioners and hardly ever with the guidance of well-funded, long-term research.