Manual Sources: Your Body, Your Health (2015)

References and images used in Your Body, Your Health - health choices made easy for trans men, trans masculine and non-binary people

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A list of sources for Your Body, Your Health (2015) follows:

How the NHS can help (page 8):

How to handle your hormones (page 13):

  • Levy, A.; Reid, R.; Whittle, S. 2005 Current Treatment for Female-to-Male Transsexual FTM London
  • Ishikawa, T.; Glidewell-Kenney, C.; Jameson, JL. 2006 Aromatase-independent testosterone conversion into estrogenic steroids is inhibited by a 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor. J Steriod Biochem Mol Biol. Feb;98(2-3):133-8
  • Baskin LS.;  Sutherland RS.; DiSandro MJ.;  Hayward SW.;  Lipschutz J.; Cunha GR. 1997 The effect of testosterone on androgen receptors and human penile growth. Journal of Urology 1997 Sep;158 (3 Pt 2):1113-8.
  • Ellis, JA.; Stebbing, M.; Harrap, SB. 2001 Polymorphism of the androgen receptor gene is associated with male pattern baldness. Journal of investigative dermatology March, 116 (3): 542-5
  • Asscheman, H.; T’Sjoen, G.; and Gooren, L. 2014 Morbidity in a Multisite Retrospective Study of Cross-Sex Hormone-Treated Transgender Persons. Joint Meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society: ICE/ENDO 2014; June 24, 2014.
  • Seal, L. Information about hormonal treatment for trans men. Patient information leaflet Gender Identity Clinic, West London Mental Health NHS Trust
  • [Accessed 18.06.15] 
  • National Heart Lung and Blood Institute: What is Cholesterol? [Accessed June 8th 2015]
  • Royal College of Psychiatrists 2013. CR181 Good Practice Guidelines for the assessment and treatment of adults with gender dysphoria
  • ​​Email conversation between authors and Dr Andy Levy Endocrinologist Bristol University 14 May 2015
  • Hudsons Guide: FTM Testosterone Therapy Basics [Accessed 27 June 2015]

The options up-top (page 22): 

The options down-below (page 27):

How to have the sex you want (page 36):

How to handle your head (page 43):

Looking at your lifestyle (page 48):

Know your rights (page 58): 

​These references were correct at October 2015.

Photo Credits

The photographs for Your Body, Your Health (2015) were taken by Fox Fisher with one image (p43) by Luke Stratta Photography and a number by the men featured themselves. 

The credits were correct as at October 2015.


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