Use of Copper Intrauterine Device in Transgender Male Adolescents

Sari Bentsianov, Lonna Gordon, Ariella Goldman, Adam Jacobs, John Steever

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Transgender men need contraception if engaging in intercourse with a cis-gender male partner. The copper IUD is an effective, non-hormonal contraceptive well suited for trans-males even while utilizing gender affirming hormone therapy. A gender-neutral medical facility with well-trained and sensitive staff is the ideal setting to provide such contraceptive care.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)74-75
Number of pages2
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 2018


  • Adolescent
  • Contraception
  • Intrauterine device
  • Pregnancy prevention
  • Transgender
  • Transgender gynecology


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