The Longest Shortest Time

EPISODE #81: The Accidental Gay Parents, 4

We continue our saga with Trystan and Biff. When we left off, things were tough. They’re about to get tougher.

Tune in to hear the unlikely technique for what breaks their passive-aggressive standoff. And if you’re new to the series, listen to parts one, two, and three first.

Biff and Trystan with their kids Riley and Hailey

Biff and Trystan with their kids Riley and Hailey

Resources for Transgender Reproductive Health
If you’re female-to-male transgender, it can be hard to find reliable information on your reproductive health. There are barely any studies on this population. The doctor we consulted with for episodes 80 and 81, Dr. Alexis Light, led one of the most comprehensive studies about transgender men and pregnancy, published in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Dr. Light also pointed us to this Q&A from the website Original Plumbing, for an explanation of the confusing relationship between testosterone, periods, and pregnancy.

To find a doctor who is trained in supporting the transgender community—and for general transgender health care information, check out The World Professional Association for Transgender Health and The Center of Excellence for Transgender Health.

Got a resource you like? Add it in the comments!

What part of Trystan & Biff’s story reminds you of YOUR life?
We’ve covered so much in these four episodes. Adoption, LGBT issues, pregnancy, miscarriage, and general relationship tension. Tell us how you relate most to Trystan and Biff. Or what takeaways you’ve been able to apply to your own relationship?

Top photo by Derrek Becker

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