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Monday, March 21, 2016

Transgender Man Embraces Pregnancy

Junior Brainard is a transgender man who carried a baby with his partner, Tina Montgomery, who is a transgender woman. (Courtesy of Junior Brainard and Tina Montgomery)

Junior Brainard is a transgender man who carried a baby with his partner, Tina Montgomery, who is a transgender woman. (Courtesy of Junior Brainard and Tina Montgomery)

Junior Brainard and Tina Montgomery were struggling to conceive a child. Like many couples, they were stressed out and worried about fertility. But their story is more complicated: Junior is a transgender man and Tina is a transgender woman. Both had been using hormone treatment for years, on their way to transitioning. Mariel Carr from The Pulse at WHYY in Philadelphia reports their story.

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