In colloquial use, the word transvestite may refer to a transgender person, a person who has changed his or her sex from one that is natural or assigned at birth. Contrary to the term, a cross-dresser does not want to change his or her gender, and it is not for entertainment. A cross-dresser wears both… Continue reading What is a Transvestite?
The Truth About Transgender People The idea that transgender people are not biologically different from non-transgender people is a dangerous one. The underlying belief is that people’s gender identity is socially constructed. In this theory, a person’s gender is determined by the biology of that person’s genitals. A person can be born female or male… Continue reading The Truth About Transgender People
There is no one way to “out” a trans woman. Although the word trans is not uncommon, it does not mean that the person is a transgender. People who have a transgender partner or are gay or lesbian may not be aware of the gender of their other half. However, they will understand the need… Continue reading Is There a Way to Out a Trans Woman?
While there is no definite definition of transsexuality, many believe that the word “trans” is associated with gender identity. While it is true that trans people can have different sex identities, there are certain differences in the way they identify as male and female. Unlike intersex people, who are born as either male or female,… Continue reading The Definition of Transsexuality
During the course of their pregnancy, many trans men experience the onset of masculinization. Although they identify as a male, they have the reproductive organs of a woman. While most of them choose not to undergo surgery, some may undergo sex reassignment to become a woman. In such cases, they can bear children. But there… Continue reading Limitations of a Study on Transgender Men Giving Birth
Transgender Personals If you want to find transgender singles, you can look through thousands of ads on a site that offers transgender personals. Some sites have photos of members, while others offer user-generated profiles. These sites allow you to search by gender, age, ethnicity, and online status. They have a great reputation and many people… Continue reading Transgender Personals
While there are some differences between a transvestite and a transgender person, many people have a misunderstanding of this term. A transvestite is someone who wants to change sex but is not interested in undergoing a surgical procedure. While most transvestites are men, the majority of transsexuals are women who simply want to experience gender… Continue reading What is a Transvestite?
Helping Your Child Become More Comfortable With Their Gender Identity There are many ways to help your child who is feeling transitional become more comfortable with their gender identity. Some children begin to question their gender before puberty, while others may have a history of confusion. Some people choose hormone therapy or other medical procedures,… Continue reading Helping Your Child Become More Comfortable With Their Gender Identity
What Does it Mean to Be a Trans Woman? Many people are confused about what it means to be a trans woman. This term refers to an individual who was born a male and was not able to reclaim her identity until the age of twenty. It is also grammatically correct to say “trans man”… Continue reading What Does it Mean to Be a Trans Woman?
While the term “transsexual” is a modern, non-normative word, it can be a very complex concept. It may be difficult to pinpoint the origin of the condition and a definitive definition exists only in a theoretical sense. In the past, transsexuality was not recognized as a legitimate medical condition, and even today, some people who… Continue reading What Is Transsexual?