Transition Related Surgery Program
To learn more about the care and services offered by Women’s College Hospital’s Transition Related Surgery Program, click here.
The first thing Janet Macbeth wants people to know about her is that she is a loving and dedicated wife and mother. She and her family care deeply for their Southwestern Ontario community. She is passionate about her career. And she is trans.
For Janet, being trans hasn’t always been an aspect of her identity that she has been open about. For many years, shame, fear and anger prevented her from coming out to those around her. “I was dealing with a lot of dysphoria and unhealthy coping tendencies,” says Janet. “Eventually, it got to the point where I just couldn’t take it anymore. I realize I wasn’t living my healthiest life.”
In 2017, with her health and well-being at stake, and with the support of her immediate family, Janet decided to being the long and often onerous process of openly transitioning.
Click here to read more about Women’s College Hospital’s TRS Program supported Janet through her transition.