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4 Ways to Center Trans Women in Reproductive Justice (Everyday Feminism)


I was seventeen years old the first time I was told I was going to be sterilized.

I couldn’t believe it. I knew rumors from other trans people that you might be sterile after starting Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), but I wasn’t informed it was going to happen.

The therapist I met had a huge list of Things to Consider before beginning HRT, but by far, sterilization was the one facet I could not grapple with at the time.

My whole life, I had dreamed intimately about being a mother…

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