We asked five LGBTQIA+ students from across the IISERs to join in on a conversation about their experiences; they sat down for a virtual informal session where they swapped stories, advice, thoughts and more.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is one of the procedures trans people may elect to undergo during their transition. Despite advances in the science behind HRT, there continues to be misinformation and medical gate-keeping around it.
Although name changes are common, many scientific journals still lack comprehensive and appropriate policies to deal with them. This oversight has failed transgender people who are deadnamed against their wishes.