With regard to genetic factors, a study by Hare reported that trans women have a longer androgen receptor gene than cis men, which is less effective at binding testosterone, potentially preventing complete masculinization of the brain prenatal androgen exposure or sensitivity, or lack thereof, is an often cited mechanism to explain observed brain-structure differences. A study of the number of New Zealand passport holders who changed the sex on their passport estimated that 1: LGBT portal Transgender portal. However, employment discrimination against trans people is rampant and many of them are fired when they come out or are involuntarily outed at work. The indication for surgery is chronic discomfort caused by discord with the patient's natural gender, intense dislike of developing secondary sex characteristics and the onset of puberty. Laws regarding name and gender changes in many countries make it difficult for transsexual people to conceal their trans status from their employers.
Treatment of UK Transsexed Individuals
This means that the average annual frequency was The term 'transgender' is a word employed by activists to encompass as many groups of gender diverse people as possible. They are, post-op, pre-op, and non-op, respectively. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. Gynephilic and androphilic derive from the Greek meaning love of a woman and love of a man respectively.