This FAQ is on the science of transsexuality and transgender sexuality. There are many myths and misunderstandings about transsexuality and transgender people. Our scientific understanding of the transsexual phenomena has increased and dramatically improved over the past fifty years, yet much of what is available in popular literature is misinformation and disinformation.
Male-to-Female MtF gender affirmation surgery GAS comprises the creation of a functional and aesthetic perineogenital complex. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of GAS on sexuality. We retrospectively surveyed all MtF transsexual patients who had undergone GAS with penile inversion vaginoplasty at the Department of Urology, University Hospital Essen, Germany, between and
Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. At first I was giddy for the fresh start. But hormones and sex change surgery couldn't solve the underlying issues driving my gender dysphoria.
For patients who desire transgender care, providers must use appropriate language, know the basics of cross-sex hormone therapy, and understand the risks and adverse effects of treatment options. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT individuals face significant difficulties in obtaining high-quality, compassionate medical care, much of which has been attributed to inadequate provider knowledge. In this article, the authors present a transgender patient seen in primary care and discuss the knowledge gleaned to inform future care of this patient as well as the care of other similar patients.
Links and Photos. Erfolgreiche TransFrauen Deutsch. Successi di donne transessuali Italiano.
Recently the National Center for Transgender Equality released its new survey of transgender adults in the U. However, these statistics do not reflect the lived reality of much of the community. Many of them, sometimes despite great personal hardship, and sometimes with the support of friends, allies, and organizations, have done great things with their professional careers.
Passing and Stealth Unfortunately the option of going stealthy only exists for MTF transsexuals that physically can pass unquestionably as a woman. This is considerably less than half. The left hand picture is perhaps OTT, but the reality is that very passable transwomen such as Ha Ri-su right are the very lucky exceptions
We learned in Lynn's story that she was born and raised as a boy, and later in life was changed into a girl by female sex hormone treatments and major surgical procedures. Because of this past, Lynn is sometimes called a "transsexual" woman. Why did this happen to Lynn, and what is transsexualism anyways?