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Latest News from the ISSM - March 27, 2020 Member Login
ISSM Journals Seek Editors: Apply by April 10th!

Are you interested in an editorial position with an ISSM journal? Two publications have openings, and the application deadline is fast approaching. 

Sexual Medicine (the ISSM's open access journal) and the Video Journal of Prosthetic Urology (VJPU) each seek an Editor-in-Chief.

Please note that the application deadline for both journals is April 10, 2020.

More details about each position and application instructions can be found at these links:

‚ÄčThank you. 

Desire May Change After 3 Months of Hormone Therapy

For transgender patients, sexual desire might adjust after three months of gender-affirming hormone therapy, according to a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study. 

In a 36-month study of 766 transgender people, researchers used the Sexual Desire Inventory (SDI) Questionnaire to assess solitary and dyadic sexual desire. (Higher scores indicate higher levels of desire.)

During the first three months, SDI scores decreased for transgender women and increased for transgender men.

What happened next? Learn more about the findings.

In the Forum

Can women undergoing treatment for genital lichen sclerosis receive oral sex? 

This week in the ISSM's Women's Sexual Health forum, colleagues revisited this question.

Would you like to share your thoughts? The ISSM Member Forum is a helpful way to ask questions and discuss issues that come up in your day-to-day practice. Members from around the globe use the forums to connect from the privacy of their office or home. 

Click here to get started! Access to the forum is included with your ISSM membership. Not a member yet? Check out these valuable membership benefits! 

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