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In the Year of Our Internet, 2020, there is more conversation than ever before about trans, nonbinary, and intersex folks: who we are, how we know who we are, and what to do about that. As unprecedented numbers of people begin to understand themselves as trans, nonbinary, and intersex, it’s becoming more obvious than ever that sex ed and health care are often outdated and unhelpful when it comes to keeping our bodies healthy and safe. As a queer transman, I’ve had good experiences, bad experiences, and a lot of ugly ones, too. Here’s a little bit of my story and the six best tools I’ve developed for navigating birth control and sexual health.

Birth Control Basics