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Synonyms for transsexual

a person who has undergone a sex change operation

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a person whose sexual identification is entirely with the opposite sex

overwhelmingly desirous of being, or completely identifying with, the opposite sex

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Despite being classified by the American Psychiatric Association as a mental disorder, transsexuality cannot be "cured" by therapy, and attempts to do so have caused profound harm.
In her history of transsexuality in America, How Sex Changed, Meyerowitz details the advancement of medical treatments for transsexuals along with accompanying changes in the scientific as well as the popular lexicon.
A structure that cannot offer such relations can only target a post-human future, a world of hybrid species, of transsexuality and fleeting exchanges with others--all facilitated by high-tech means.
Transsexuality should be distinguished from the wrong identification of the sex in one's infancy as a result of a doctors' mistake caused by a pathological development of sexual characteristics.
glorifying homosexuality, sado-masochism and transsexuality.
al, A Sex Difference in the Human Brain and its Relationship to Transsexuality, 378 NATURE 68 (1995), reprinted in INT'L J.
2] Jay Prosser, Second Skins: The Body Narratives of Transsexuality (New York: Columbia University Press, 1998), pp.
Donald had complained to Blue Cross: "The DSM-IV [Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders] you rely on calls transsexuality a 'disorder,' and, unusually among such 'disorders,' this one has a cure - surgical, including facial surgery'.
Farmer claimed that officials had shown "deliberate indifference" by keeping him in the general prison population and failing to protect him from harm allegedly inflicted by other inmates - especially since Farmer said his transsexuality made him a clear risk for assault.
In early pathologizing treatments with gender non-conforming children, the stated treatment goal was often to prevent future adult outcomes presumed to be undesirable, chiefly homosexuality and transsexuality (Bryant, 2006).
I want to remove this stigma around transsexuality.
The essay on transsexuality chooses to describe transsexual people in terms that transsexual people and civil rights organizations consider offensive and discriminatory.
I list these authors because all have a stake in phenomenology, to some extent, with the exception of Jay Prosser, whose text, Second Skins: The Body Narratives of Transsexuality (New York: Columbia UP, 1998), provides an interesting parallel to Warren's text in that it tries to unpack the central and signal part transsexuality has to play in queer studies.
Some theorists argue that masculinity and femininity are products of socialisation and thus, transsexuality is "a result of overexposure in childhood to unstructured gender roles, so that the child absorbs, imagine or act out more diverse gender formations" (pg.
While admittedly some FTM transsexuals "do not define their transsexuality in relation to a strong desire for penises .