Trans Day of Visibility
Happy Trans Day of Visibility to everyone who celebrates! TDOV was created by Rachel Crandall-Crocker in 2009, to celebrate trans life and bring trans communities
Statement on Intersex Genital Mutilation
Intersex and transgender communities have a shared interest in autonomy and face overlapping barriers to appropriate care. While intersex individuals are forced to undergo medically unnecessary and psychologically harmful surgeries in infancy without their informed consent, transgender individuals are often denied gender affirming care and hormone therapy throughout their lives despite informed consent and strong desire for treatment. Thus, both communities are subject to a loss of decision-making authority over their own bodies, and the two communities are united by principles of consent and autonomy.
Statement from HTHC
(content warning for suicide)
Many of you will have heard by now about the recent death of Bekett Noble. They were a non-binary student who died by suicide at Redeemer University. This is a small statement to share some information about what happened, what’s happening now, and resources.
Our Position on Gender Affirming Care
Hamilton Trans Health Coalition is committed to increasing capacity for, and access to, gender-affirming care (including puberty blockers, hormones, and surgeries), for all trans, non-binary,