Video tour: phallo, no vaginectomy. AKA all the parts!

Definitely not porn: More... My healed body in medical & community education context. It’s challenging for fellow transgender kin to find resources about gender surgery options. So, here you go~ trans phalloplasty with no vaginectomy. Quick tour of one of our options: Penis alongside vagina. My phalloplasty occurred at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, United States… Continue reading Video tour: phallo, no vaginectomy. AKA all the parts!

Phalloplasty & wound healing technology doodles

Drawings that went into the Dermal Regeneration Template info-doodle~ Background: DRT or Integra? The most common brand name of DRT is Integra, and that’s what most people will call a DRT. However, I’m not here to rep a brand specifically, so I’m going to try to avoid referring to the technology by brand name unless… Continue reading Phalloplasty & wound healing technology doodles

POV: Naked trans man (Ok, ok, I’m nonbinary…)

Here I am, universe! Haha, here’s my visual point of view looking down at my (fabulously) trans body, sprawled out on a towel. I did transport myself off to the cosmos, as you see. I remember when I had just started testosterone eight years ago, and one of the manly guys in the support group… Continue reading POV: Naked trans man (Ok, ok, I’m nonbinary…)

What is Urethral Lengthening in Phalloplasty? ~info-doodles!

THIS IS IT! — the collage —Info-doodle collection of UL drawings, based on medical journal articles, radiology, and operating room photos The goal in these drawings How does urethral lengthening work? The language gets full of medical jargon quickly. There’s a sweet spot of whetting the info appetite I hope this doodle serves. Most trans… Continue reading What is Urethral Lengthening in Phalloplasty? ~info-doodles!

Phalloplasty but no vaginectomy, trans

How are body parts positioned if you are an all-of-the-above kind of person? Someone told me he just couldn't envision it. Like, if you have phallo, where does the penis go? Where is that in relation to other parts? How does it all fit on you? I was trying to explain with words, but sometimes… Continue reading Phalloplasty but no vaginectomy, trans

Integra for RFF Phalloplasty #trans

Made a new info-doodle this week about “dermal regeneration templates”(DRT) a wound healing technology. Some people find it a helpful option to research. A common brand discussed is Integra, but that’s not the only type. DRTs guide tissue growth to reduce scar contracture, among other benefits. There are pros and cons, and I respect t… Continue reading Integra for RFF Phalloplasty #trans

The Rod: A phallo erectile implant & bottom surgery

A doodle showing the intrapenile prosthesis the trans community calls “the rod”. In contrast to “the pump”, it’s one piece, bendable, & semi-rigid. A new doodle! This is a drawing of the phalloplasty erectile implant we call “the rod”. I’ll give background info and an image description. Just in case someone reading this is at… Continue reading The Rod: A phallo erectile implant & bottom surgery