Most trans women do not pass very well. Hence, transgender people should be well informed of these risks before choosing to undergo SRS. You desire for others to recognize you as YOU want them to; not how society tells them they must. Rametti, From Rametti — note where F-toM subjects lie, right between female and male subjects, and identical to males in one region. Gooren, Testosterone production and the conversion of some testosterone to dihydrotestosterone between weeks 6 and 12 of pregnancy is critical for the initial development of male features, such as the penis, prostate gland, and scrotum.
Previous reports, based on limited reports from inmates who survived the Nazi concentration camps, have claimed that suicide was rare in the concentration camps.
Between the (Gender) Lines: the Science of Transgender Identity
This assertion takes the discussion from a hard science such as biology or chemistry to the soft science of sociology, in other words an educated guess. We seek to always represent the science fairly. You cannot be a trans woman without also linking being a male to it aka she-male. Thanks for your response. We will not, however, be accepting comments that are personally accusatory or inflammatory towards trans people in general or specific commenters including, but not limited to, those who have identified themselves as trans. Taking the entire breadth of the findings uncovered by my research, it appears that there is more than sufficient evidence that transgender persons either have a serious hormonal-based birth defect, have been exposed to exogenous chemicals which have impacted their gender development in the womb, have a genetic karyotype which differs from the general population, or via some other process have a brain structure which is different than would be indicated by their chromosomes. And both have the same complaint of not feeling comfortable in their own bodies.
Please excuse my mistrust in modern media. I mean sorry to come off rudely, but that is not what biology is. Infor example, Savic and a colleague found that two brain regions, the thalamus and putamen, were smaller in transgender women than in cisgender controls, but overall gray matter volume was greater. We will no longer be accepting some types of comments on this article. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med.