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I am around Trans Men singers, and over the 6 years our chorus has been together, we have Trans Men who have gone from Alto to low Baritone on HRT.  End of report.

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7 hours ago, VickySGV said:

I am around Trans Men singers, and over the 6 years our chorus has been together, we have Trans Men who have gone from Alto to low Baritone on HRT.  End of report.

 

I've been considering pursuing low dose T for dysphoria and because it's been noted to be helpful for folks with the chronic health condition I have. But, one of the things that hold me back is potential voice change specifically for singing. While I'd like a deeper speaking voice, I'm not excited about potentially losing my current vocal range. I did lose my range temporarily years ago due to a throat surgery, but recently I've been training it back up to support the soprano section in my choir. Funny how my speech induces some dysphoria, but singing does not. I guess in the choir I see myself more as an instrument and part of the whole than an individual - one of the reasons I like choir.

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