Author: Tammie Schoots

(she/her) Tammie is studying Philosophy, Law and European Studies at the University of Amsterdam, and is ready to bring this knowledge into practice. For TRANS magazine she makes political and social analyses of trans identity and writes articles with a personal and activist touch.

'It’s necessary to talk to each other about our needs. I don’t have an all-seeing trans-eye. I don’t have the same experience as a trans woman and I can’t pretend I have.'

“Isn’t that dangerous, those puberty inhibitors?” It’s a question I’ve been asked many times when I tell people that I started my physical transition at age 13. To map out the vital meaning of puberty inhibitors, I spoke with three young transgender people.