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What Happened During My First Year On Testosterone

Henry Pickavet | Posted 07.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Henry Pickavet

My role, as defined by the virtue of my identities, is much larger than what fits in my syringe each week. I wear it on my body and express it on my tongue. And I do it for those who came long before me and for those voices who have yet to be, or can't be, heard.

Testosterone Helped Me Feel Like Myself -- Here's Why I Stopped Taking It

The Establishment | Posted 07.05.2016 | Queer Voices
The Establishment

Ultimately, I realized that in order to find my voice, I had to begin by decolonizing myself not just in how I present my black identity, but my trans identity as well. After coming to this realization, I decided to discontinue taking T after six months.

Male Libido Gone MIA? There May Be A Fix For That

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.05.2016 | Fifty

As many as 40 percent of men over age 45 experience hypogonadism -- the loss of their sex drive. Thankfully, there might be a solution for that. Accor...

Fibroids 101

Dr. Erika Schwartz | Posted 06.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Erika Schwartz

Fibroids are a common gynecological diagnosis, often misrepresented yet rarely ignored.

How Nature Helps Fathers Nurture

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.22.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

Jeremy Adam Smith, Summer Allen Some dads are very involved in the lives of their children--while other fathers neglect, ignore, or even abuse their ...

Testosterone Therapy Boosts Libido In Older Men -- But Not This

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.18.2016 | Fifty

Could this be the male version of "I'm not in the mood, Honey?" A University of Pennsylvania study published in the New England Journal of Medicine f...

The Myth of Male Menopause

Berkeley Wellness | Posted 02.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Berkeley Wellness

It's been dubbed "manopause" or "andropause" -- a midlife change for men that some claim is just like menopause for women. But there's no such thing.

5 Things I Learned Taking Testosterone

Leo Caldwell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Leo Caldwell

The soul resides in the pituitary gland. Ok. Maybe not. But it sure felt like the influx of new hormones changed me in places I thought were untouchable.

When Your Violin Is Supposed to Be a Cello: My Story of Transition

Ravishly | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ravishly

When I was small and new to this world, my parents placed a radio beside my crib. "We used to play classical music for you," they told me. "You love...

How Much Testosterone Makes a Man?

Serena McKenzie | Posted 12.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Serena McKenzie

Inappropriate testosterone prescriptions can cause unwanted consequences. Yet men appropriately diagnosed with testosterone deficiency should consider treatment after ample conversation about the benefits as well as risks individual to their specific health status.

A Man's Testosterone Levels Could Determine His Parenting Style

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 11.03.2015 | Parents

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you. T...

People Always Wonder If I've Had 'Transgender Surgery'

Mikki del Monico | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mikki del Monico

When you focus on a transgender person's body, you miss the chance to ask about that person's life, and it is our stories that humanize us, not just transgender people but everyone.

Tadasana -- The Transformative Power Pose in Jail

Nancy Deville | Posted 08.19.2015 | Women
Nancy Deville

Teaching yoga in jail isn't just about giving the women exercise, it's about giving them tools to cope. That's why I always start with the hope that Tadasana brings.

Let's Talk About Male Hormones

Lori Day | Posted 08.14.2015 | Women
Lori Day

There are good things about testosterone, like the way it builds strong bones and muscles, or makes guys grow sexy chest hair. But I'm seeing a pattern to violence and aggression and the clouded judgment that unleashes that angry poison onto the world, namely that it is usually male.

Testosterone Therapy Isn't All It's Cracked Up To Be, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 08.13.2015 | Science

Millions of men, mostly over the age of 50, are now using testosterone therapy to treat a broad array of symptoms -- erectile dysfunction, weight gain...

Unpacking the Dangers of Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 07.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

Before approaching testosterone replacement therapy, I also strongly believe men should look into natural ways to increase their testosterone. This begins and ends with losing weight, as we already mentioned, but here are a few more methods to consider.

5 Ways Men And Women Age Differently

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.30.2015 | Fifty

It's been said that boys and girls mature at different rates, with the latter being much quicker to grow up. But what about growing old? We're all ...

'Female Viagra' -- Libido Liberation or Gender Hype?

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Is this new drug flianserin really the "female Viagra," or is it just a drug that empowers women to talk about gender discrimination?

5 Guys Overlooked In Love Who Might Actually Make You Happy

Arlene Schindler | Posted 05.28.2016 | Women
Arlene Schindler

If you want love, devotion and loyalty, check out these gems in the rough who will potentially worship you for the rest of your life.

The Burden of Proving Femininity in Athletics: Why Dutee Chand Should be Allowed to Compete

Silvia Camporesi | Posted 05.25.2015 | Women
Silvia Camporesi

The assumption of the IAAF regulations is that hyperandrogenism -- a genetic variation where female individuals produce high levels of testosterone -- provides an unfair advantage and disrupts the level playing field. This assumption is wrong.

Low Sex Drive? Don't Blame Low T

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.11.2015 | Fifty

Lower testosterone levels are often said to cause the steady decline in sex drive as we age, but a new study says it may be the other way around. R...

The Truth About Menopause For Men

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 03.05.2015 | Fifty

People often use words like "manopause" and "andropause" to refer to the reduction in testosterone levels that causes symptoms in men similar to those...

What A Man's Hands Say About How He Treats Women

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 02.23.2015 | Science

Listen up, ladies. If you want to figure out if your date is a nice guy or a jerk, take a look at his hands. A strange new study suggests that the ...

Men Who Like Spicy Food Have Higher Testosterone Levels

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.19.2014 | Science

If you want to figure out how "alpha" your man is, try taking him out for something spicy. According to a new French study, men who prefer hotter food...

The Shaving Game

Will Krisanda | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Will Krisanda

I look like a pubescent teenager with a fresh layer of soft black hairs on my upper lip and chin. Although it feels nice to actually feel something there, I've reached my patience with it.