The risky womb and the unthinkability of the pregnant man: Addressing trans masculine hysterectomy

  title={The risky womb and the unthinkability of the pregnant man: Addressing trans masculine hysterectomy},
  author={Michael Toze},
  journal={Feminism \& Psychology},
  pages={194 - 211}
  • Michael Toze
  • Published 2 January 2018
  • Medicine
  • Feminism & Psychology
In April 2017, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that requiring trans people to undergo sterilisation in order to grant legal gender recognition was a breach of human rights. In the UK, sterilisation has never been a legal requirement for trans people. However, hysterectomy and salpingo-oopherectomy have been strongly encouraged for trans masculine people on medical grounds, although the clinical evidence for current recommendations is weak. Within this article I analyse the issue from a… 
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