A Friday roundup of the latest exclusive offers and competitions, and a sneak preview of what's coming up over the weekend in The Irish Times. The aim of hormone therapy is to make you more comfortable with yourself. If you feel confident enough, you can report any crimes against you to the Police, using the emergency services if necessary. Ovaries The ovaries are two small, round organs in the female reproductive system that release an egg every month. It is the first step to developing the physical signs of your preferred gender. Gender dysphoria is complex and can be difficult to understand.
Puberty is divided into stages.
If necessary, you can stop taking the hormones, although some changes are irreversible such as: It helps to distinguish between the meanings of different gender-related terms. Behaviours such as these can be part of childhood and don't necessarily mean your child has gender dysphoria. To find a local area office near you, please visit their website:.
Intervention for adults For a diagnosis of gender dysphoria, talk to your GP.