Gene discovery could make FTM gender reassignment easier

Jessica Green of Pink News is reporting that researchers at the National Institute for Medical Research have discovered that switching off a single gene, FOXL2, is all that is needed to make ovarian cells turn into testicular cells. This discovery could lead to the development of a new drug that would allow trans-men to essentially convert their ovaries into testes and to develop male characteristics such as facial hair and a deepened voice without hormone therapy.

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