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Author Archives: Brandyn Gallagher

How a transmasculine conference changed my perspective—and how I hope it changes yours, too

How a transmasculine conference changed my perspective—and how I hope it changes yours, too

, by Brandyn Gallagher

As we enter a new season of reflection and introspection, I am taking the time and opportunity to reflect on an experience I had last June at the Philly Trans Health Conference. Read More

Riding the Waves in Uncharted Waters: Excitement and Hope for Transmasculine People in HIV Research

Riding the Waves in Uncharted Waters: Excitement and Hope for Transmasculine People in HIV Research

, by Brandyn Gallagher

Transgender men are finally being included in HIV research--but we still have much to learn. Read More

Where Do I Fit In?  PrEP and Transgender Men

Where Do I Fit In? PrEP and Transgender Men

, by Brandyn Gallagher

Because clinical trial protocols exclude transgender men from research, there are many unanswered questions about how PrEP is most effective for transgender men. Read More

Better Sexual Health Care for Trans Men

Better Sexual Health Care for Trans Men

, by Brandyn Gallagher

A transgender man’s experiences at a sexual health clinic show how providers can do better to provide sensitive, affirming care for all patients. Read More

Misogyny in Fag Space: How to Have a Dick Without Being a Dick

Misogyny in Fag Space: How to Have a Dick Without Being a Dick

, by Brandyn Gallagher

New BETA contributor Brandyn Gallagher shares his raw perspective on the persistent shaming he’s experienced in the world of gay men—and how comments made among “just us guys” can be troubling to hear as a trans man. Read More