Birth Control: Types and Considerations for Transgender and Nonbinary People

No matter where you are on the gender spectrum — whether you’re transgender (trans), nonbinary, genderqueer, or gender nonconforming — you might need birth control, especially if there’s a chance you could get pregnant and you aren’t trying to. Even if you’re on gender-affirming hormone therapy — a type of treatment that helps align your… Continue reading Birth Control: Types and Considerations for Transgender and Nonbinary People

Acne: Considerations for darker skin

Acne affects millions of Americans each year and impacts people of all skin tones, yet acne can pose special challenges in people with darker skin. In darker skin, one pimple or breakout can cause dark marks, scars, or even keloids (scar tissue that continues to grow larger than the original scar) that last for months… Continue reading Acne: Considerations for darker skin