Thanks to Courtney Trouble and Jiz Lee today is International Fisting Day! Every year I like to commemorate this wonderful day by fisting as many people as possible and enjoy some hole-filling, heart-pounding, orgasmic punch fucking myself. I share this love of fisting with many and some of those fisting enthusiasts happen to be those on the trans-masculine spectrum, masculine of center, trans, genderqueer, gender non-conforming folks who were identified female at birth. Some of those people happen to be on Testosterone also know as T. As I’ve shared my new journey on T with friends I’ve been warned about the effects its had on their cunts.
Has T effected your stuff, your innie, bit, hole, cunt, man-gina, whoha, front hole, boi hole, vagina, pussy, vajayjay, junk,or dik? Whatever we call it, there is a dire emergency for those of us on T who like to get fucked– better yet FISTED! Bleeding, discomfort and pain bad enough to cease wonderful penetration. This hasn’t happened to me but it could. The thought of not being able to be entered and filled propelled me to do some research. Here are some remedies to try and stop, reverse or cure the effects that would make us un-fuck-able.
Menopause happens to most people identified female at birth generally in our 40’s. This happens when the ovaries begin a decline in producing estrogen. Well, if you’re taking T, it accelerates that process. Essentially, T reduces estrogen and introduces higher levels of testosterone into the body, allowing for redistribution of body fat, more muscle mass, facial hair growth, possible drop in voice pitch, as well as other changes. The drop of estrogen in the body can cause atrophy, vaginal atrophy or atrophic vaginitis. The walls or your hole become thinner, dryer and inflamed. This can make getting fucked painful–not in the good way. You can also experience, discharge, itching, bleeding during penetration, shortening of the vag canal, continence and possible increase in urinary tract infections. WTF?!
The Mayo Clinic states other ways that estrogen level drops and atrophy can occur
During the years leading up to menopause (perimenopause)
After surgical removal of both ovaries (surgical menopause)
After pelvic radiation therapy for cancer
After chemotherapy for cancer
As a side effect of breast cancer hormonal treatment
Other factors that increase atrophy:
Smoking: since smoking affects circulation of the blood, your hole may not be getting enough oxygen. It also decreases natural estrogen in your body.
No-vag-births: If you’ve never had a vag-child-birth, researchers say you’re more likely to develop atrophy than folks who have.
No sexual activity: Sexual activity and masturbation increases blood flow and makes your tissues more elastic. So please, fuck and jerk off!
So how do women identified female at birth and those of us on the trans spectrum taking T, work on staying fuck-able? Check out the information below. I hope it helps you so that by this time next year, you can ring in International Fisting Day with a BANG!
I’m no doctor but I suspect that Hormone therapy may not be the route some trans-spectrum folks want to take since taking T helps to reduce estrogen. I’m guessing its counteractive. I’ve listed both some hormonal and non-hormonal remedies to choose from. This information can be used by women and trans-spectrum folks identified female at birth. In any case, please consult with your doctor before trying anything. I am not a medical professional. I’m just sharing what I’ve learned through my personal research.
Is a cream applied to your whoha. This is a lower dose of estrogen therefore does not reach the blood stream as much as oral estrogen. If you have a history of cancer, please consult your oncologist. If your cancer history is hormonally sensitive, there may be an increase risk in cancer reoccurring.
Is a pill that is taken daily. Prolonged use of estrogen can increase the risk of endometrial cancer. If the uterus has been removed (total hysterectomy), then there is no risk of endometrial cancer. Low doses for no more than a year decreases risk.
A soft flexible ring is inserted into the upper part of the vajayjay. The ring releases estrogen and is replaced every 3 months.
A tiny tablet is inserted into the boi-hole with and applicator.
**Keep in mind that the hormonal route has side effects that can be serious. Below are non-hormonal avenues to consider. These are most likely the possible remedies trans-spectrum folks identified female at birth should mull over.
Moisturizers help restore some moisture to your man-gina. This can be applied every few days. There are several cunt-moisturizers out there such as Replens, Bloosom Organic and Vagisil. Make sure you look at the ingredients to insure you’re choosing the right moisturizer for your body. I like Sliquid Satin. It’s a daily moisturizer that doubles as a lubricant and its vegan. If you’re looking for a more natural stuff you can find in your home, you can use coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil or Vitamin E capsules that are opened then applied to your bits.
Is great for reducing discomfort during penetration. Don’t use lubricant that contains glycerin. This can cause irritation and may contribute to yeast infections. My absolute favorite lube is made bySliquid. There are several choices but I recommend Sliquid Sea. It contains seaweed extracts that help with elasticity and replenish skin.
These are usually inserted with an applicator and best used at night. Insert and go to bed. Suppositories containing vitamin A and calendula: help to sooth irritated bits.
Black Cohosh/Wild Yam suppositories: Although a non-hormonal remedy, black cohosh has estrogen-like properties, while wild yam has both estrogen and progesterone like effects. Together, they help innie lubrication as well as supports healthy front hole tissue.
Black Cohosh: is an herb. It is high in phytoestrogen. Black Cohosh should not be seen as herbal estrogen or a substitute. Its best to think of it as an herb that acts similar to estrogen in some people.
DHEA: is a hormone that is naturally made in the body. It decreases as we get older. It is produced by the adrenal gland and is changed in the body to a hormone called androstenedione which leads to the production of androgen and estrogen. DHEA can be made in a lab with chemicals found in soy and wild yams. Simply eating soy and wild yams does not produce DHEA.
Regular sexual activity and masturbation: helps maintain the ability to lubricate and increases blood flow to your dik. Blood flow keeps pussy tissue healthy. Penetration exercises the muscles in your whoha. Think of dildos, fists and cocks as the dumbbells and your vagina as your arm. The more you pump, the more toned you get. Work your boi-hole out often. Make it toned, strong and keep it healthy.
Diet and Exercise–
Raw pumpkin, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds and fish are high in fatty acids. Vitamin A and B and beta-carotene are high in omega 3 fatty acids. Fatty acids are great for producing innie lubrication. Eating foods containing isoflavones can help regulate decreasing estrogen levels. Isoflavones rich foods are soy, cherries, nuts celery, apples, legumes and flaxseeds. Hydration is key. Drinking lots of fluid is good for our skin. Our front hole lining is basically skin, so drink! Don’t forget to exercise regular. It helps to maintain hormone balance and healthy blood flow.
You can be fuck-able! Talk to your doctor, figure out what works for you, hydrate and stay active. Your boi hole will love you for it.
Happy International Fisting Day!!!
Ignacio Rivera M.A., is a queer, Trans, Two-Spirit, Black, Boricua, Taíno who prefers the gender-neutral pronoun “they.” Ignacio is an activist, writer, educator, filmmaker, performance artist and mother.