Transsexual people experience a gender identity that is inconsistent with, or not culturally associated with, their assigned sex and desire to permanently transition to the gender with which they identify, usually seeking medical assistance including hormone replacement therapy and other sex reassignment therapies to help them align their body with their identified sex or gender. Transsexual is a subset of transgender   but some transsexual people reject the label of transgender. Norman Haire reported that in Dora R of Germany began a surgical transition, under the care of Magnus Hirschfeldwhich ended in with a successful genital reassignment surgery.
The Intersex Society of North America closed its doors and stopped updating this website in For current information, links to intersex support groups, and to connect with intersex advocates, please head to interACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth. People who have intersex conditions have anatomy that is not considered typically male or female.
Transgender and transsexual are commonly confused terms that both refer to gender identity. Transgender is a broader, more inclusive category that includes all individuals who do not identify with the gender that corresponds to the sex they were assigned at birth. Transsexual is a more narrow category that includes individuals who desire to physically transition to the sex that corresponds with the gender with which they identify.
Over the last two nights Channel 4 has shown a controversial programme called Genderquake, followed by Genderquake: The Debate, with the tagline: "In 21st century Britain, what it means to be a man or a woman is changing. The reality TV experiment featured 11 young people who all had different gender identities and sexualities, in a bid open up debate on the sometimes controversial issue. The show had mixed reactions, with some trans activists in particular slamming the debate part of the show, during which some audience members heckled trans panelists. But the Genderquake reality show raised some important points for discussion and showed some people having their perceptions surrounding gender and identity challenged and changed.
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The study of the causes of transsexuality investigates gender identity formation of transgender people, especially those who are transsexual. Transsexual people have a gender identity that does not match their assigned sexoften resulting in gender dysphoria. The most studied factors are biological.
Transsexual people who want transition to their desired gender have to undergo hormonal and surgical treatments, which lead to irreversible loss of their reproductive potential. This paper argues that transsexual people should be offered the same options as any person that risks losing their germ cells because of treatment for a malignant disease. Indeed, transsexual women male-to-female transsexual patients may be given the option to store spermatozoa before they start hormonal therapy, so that their gametes may be used in future relationships.
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