This in-depth exploration of all aspects of physical transition is an accessible and supportive guide for trans men, transmasculine people, and nonbinary people. Drawing on their personal experience and extensive research, Sage Buch walks you through a wide array of safe transition options.
*Reading can be enhanced by working through The Transmasculine Guide to Physical Transition Workbook as you read*
Inside, you'll learn about non-medical interventions like chest binding and packing, explore the varieties and effects of hormone replacement therapy, and get a comprehensive primer on choosing, preparing for, and recovering from top and bottom surgery. Medical research and jargon is made accessible, side effects and pros and cons are clearly spelled out, and empowering perspectives help you consider what transition path is right for you. Everything always comes back to checking in with yourself at every step of the way so that you can enjoy the unique self-expression that comes with finding yourself and who you are meant to be.
SUBJECT: Microcosm Published / Queer/Trans / Wellness / Medical
PUBLICATION: Oct 11, 2022
FORMAT: 160 pages, 5x8", paperback
CARTON QTY: 72
Sage Buch (they/them) is a writer and trans activist currently residing in Salt Lake City, Utah. Their work, both in activism and in writing, is focused on creating an open and inclusive space for people to learn to express themselves in the way that is most true to them. In their free time, Sage enjoys blacksmithing, hiking, ice climbing, and making bad puns at every opportunity.
A small, innovative publishing house, Microcosm Publishing specializes in work designed to make the reader feel good about being alive, take an active role in bettering their life, and impact the world around them. Microcosm has developed a reputation for teaching self-empowerment, showing hidden histories, and fostering creativity through challenging conventional publishing wisdom with books and zines about DIY skills, food, politics, and art. Our books are printed in the USA.