Over the past few months, there’s never been more coverage of transgender people.
Or around the concept of feeling as though you were born into the wrong body.
Celebrity figures such as Caitlyn Jenner have taken what was largely an unknown process and thrust it into the mainstream media.
But transitioning is a journey shared by both genders (and those who don’t identify either way) that is mentally, emotionally and physically taxing.
It requires a great deal of medical support and often has young Australians jumping hurdles for doctors as though they too are former Olympians.
Foster Skewis, 23, is currently undergoing hormone replacement therapy in order to transition from female to male (FTM).
Hormone replacement therapy for FTM transgender people requires individuals to take doses of testosterone.