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Though endometriosis is often described as a “woman’s disease”, it’s not just women who get it. Anyone with a uterus can have it, and even people without one.
Endometriosis in trans men, non-binary people, gender diverse people and intersex people is often doubly painful - not only do they have the same problems as cis endosex women experiencing symptoms and accessing care, but it often comes wrapped up in transphobia and intersexphobia.
It can be difficult for some cis women to admit this experience isn’t unique to them. Pain is historically so strongly associated with womanhood. But that's a patriarchal construct - one we should be rejecting. We must work together to build a world where women don't have to feel so much pain.
It’s not just women who get endometriosis