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On September 2, Time ran an essay written by a woman named Jessi Hempel detailing her transgender brother Evan's pregnancy and the birth of his baby son. Evan was born female and opted not to have the double mastectomy that some trans men undergo during their transitions. His partner is a woman, so the pregnancy was achieved using artificial insemination:

My brother has a female partner, so he inseminated using donor sperm. It took a while. The first time Evan tried, five years ago, he was unsuccessful. He took a break before starting again three years ago. He stopped his T (testosterone) shots, [his doctor] prescribed two medications to trigger ovulation and monitored Evan’s body throughout the process to get the timing right.