19 Mar Trans issues are big in the media right now, and there are so few of us that it's not hard to be the only transgender person a lot of the people in your daily life have ever met. I've got an extra layer of caution in my mind before I go out, with the mortal dread that I will be required to represent "my people. Puberty – This is a particularly hard age, since the body begins to change and adapt gender specific features (breasts, changes in genitals, menses, etc..). Transgender individuals have reported “I was disgusted by (hair, breasts etc)”. Many transgender individuals are aware of their issue by this age, but lack the means. 26 Mar There are road blocks -- while the transgender community has grown in amazing ways, self-love isn't automatic when coming to terms with your sexuality. Health care hard to come by for transgender people outside urban areas. By Kate Moser / California Health Report. In seeking medical care, transgender Californians routinely face a number of challenges, particularly in more rural regions, where they often live their lives under the radar. Photo by David Bacon. 26 Mar There are road blocks -- while the transgender community has grown in amazing ways, self-love isn't automatic when coming to terms with your sexuality. 14 Jan Transgender persons in Myanmar / Burma face difficulties in all areas of society. Bullying in school, discrimination in the labour market and harassment are common. In popular culture, jokes are prevalent.