Transgender Essays & Research Papers

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  • Transgender - 1383 Words
     Transgender/Transsexual Olivia Warehime Tarleton State University ABSTRACT A transgender is someone that believes that their gender does not match their anatomy that they were born with. Transgender believes that they’re in someone else’s body. For example someone that was born a male believes he’s a female and vice versa. Keyword: heterosexism, LGBT, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Prevention Why are people transgender? ACN, S. (2011, February 27). Health experts believe that...
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  • Transgender - 1552 Words
    Reflections on Transgender Before going to the transgender workshop, I have already had a mindset of gender stereotype and I have never thought of accepting the sexual minorities like trans and homosexual people. I was raised in a traditional and conservative family that my parents showed me that a man should be the head of the family because he is the breadwinner so all family members have to rely on him. On the other hand, a woman should always listen to her husband and stay at home to...
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  • Transgender - 4255 Words
    Abstract: This ethnographic research studies the gender culture of the Philippines in particular with the transvestites through an in-depth study on “What is the transvestite culture in a high-end mall in Makati City?” Functionalism, Psychological Orientation, and Linguistic Anthropology are the cultural theories that will be used for this ethnographic research. The main objective of this said ethnographic research is to prove to the readers that prostitution is part of the culture among...
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  • Transgender - 1273 Words
    “I was born trapped in a body that didn't match the gender I am. I didn't know anything but discomfort and feeling out of place until I put a name to it, and decided to transition. After I had my first hormone injection, my first response was: "Ah! That's what I am supposed to feel like!" quoted by Unknown. Transgendered individuals not only have to deal with the normal obstacles that everyone else does, growing up, finding an identity, and simply living life, but also have to face who they...
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  • Transgenders - 2365 Words
    INTRODUCTION AND DEFINITIONS According to Hagg and Fellows (2007:4), sex generally refers to anatomy and biology such as male or female, whereas gender refers to the qualities and behaviours society expects from a boy or girl, a man or woman. The definition of transgender refers to a person having no identification with, or no presentation as, the gender one was assigned at birth (Hagg and Fellows 2007:4). The definition of transsexual in Hagg and Fellows (2007:4) refers to a person who had...
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  • Transgender - 1013 Words
    Rebekah Forcier Professor Younkin English 1010 Transgender Equality Men and Women have very distinct similarities and differences. Mainly, there is a difference between genitalia and sex traits that establishes what sex we are. But what if the lines of sex became blurred? What if a boy wanted to be a girl and vice versa? This is called Transgenderism. There are now, more than ever, ways to make these things possible. Now, while it’s possible to change your “parts”, is the sex truly changed?...
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  • Transgender - 404 Words
    Scientific Research on Transgenders In the 1950’s and 1960’s, transgenders, or men and women who feel they are trapped in the wrong bodies, would be considered mentally ill. However, since then there have been many studies on this issue and it has been proved to be plausible; this condition is also popularly referred to as Gender Identity Disphoria. Though the studies are yet to be conclusive, it was found that transgenders were not mentally ill, as previously diagnosed, but it is a result of...
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  • Transgender - 372 Words
    One of the things that the UNited States prides itself in is it's diverse culture. America is seen as the 'land of the free' where everybody is accepted as equals and can accomplish the "American dream" if they put their minds to it. While this may be true on a large scale, if you narrow your line of scope to American schools you would probably see something a little different. Schools now are filled with different cultures, languages and even genders. With all this diversity there are bond...
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  • Transgenders - 7783 Words
     SOCIOLOGY A RESEARCH PAPER ON COMMUNITY FORMATION OF TRANSGENDERS Submitted to : Professor Kannan, Department of Sociology, TNNLS Submitted by : Reuben Philip Abraham Roll No.: 48 Class : 1 st Year Semester : 1...
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  • Transgender and People - 1747 Words
    The prevalence of transsexuals varies across countries, it is speculated that cultural factors and social convention play an important role in determining the number of transsexuals who choose to themselves and be counted. In Singapore, the prevalence of transsexuals is 1:2900 for male to female and 1:8300 whereas in Netherlands, it is 1:11,900 for male to female and 1:30,400 for female to male. (Cuypere, Hemelrijck, Michael, Carael, Heylens, Rubens, Hoebeke, Monstrey; 2006) ...
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  • Transgender Discrimination - 1028 Words
    TIEN PHAN TSOCWF 354 – Response 1 Apr 18th , 2011 Attending the panel discussion was a great opportunity for someone who was not born in the US and was not subject to American culture, to learn more about transgender people’s lives and what they have had to tolerate from the discrimination that society has put on them. In general on paper, gender is divided into two, which are male and female. Males are defined with manly characteristics such as being independent, responsible, brave,...
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  • Transgender Paper - 1511 Words
    Causes of Regret: Analysis of Transgender Patient Satisfaction Following Sex Reassignment Surgery Zhuting Wang (#41700113) Dr Sean Saunders ASTU 150 (922) July 18, 2011 Introduction Over the past few decades, many legal barriers to the modification of sexed bodies have been removed in several countries and regions, which has led to the trend in transgender individuals undergoing surgery or taking hormone...
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  • Transgender Policy - 1371 Words
    MODEL SCHOOL DISTRICT POLICY REGARDING TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NONCONFORMING STUDENTS PURPOSE California law and District policy require that all programs, activities, and employment practices be free from discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. This policy is designed in keeping with these mandates to create a safe learning environment for all students and to ensure that every student has equal access to all school programs and activities. This policy...
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  • Transgenders in the Workplace - 2035 Words
    The Trials of the Transgender Population February 17, 2013 The Trials of the Transgender Population Much of the discrimination that is faced by the transgender people comes from the same place that anti-gay discrimination stems from. LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) people challenge the “norms” that society has placed, in the workplace and in life, on how men and women should act. “Transgenders face many adversities not only in life, but in the workplace as well.”...
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  • Transgender Issues - 1240 Words
    The Discrimination Against Transgender People. In today’s American society, there are many social norms that people are expected to live by. Women are the nurturers, caring for and raising children, and also keeping the household. Men are the providers, working long in the day to make sure his family has everything that they may need, they are the protecters, and heads of the household. But with every social norm, there is a group of individuals who challenge those social norms. With every...
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  • Transgender Health - 10584 Words
    Snelgrove et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012, 12:110 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/12/110 RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access “Completely out-at-sea” with “two-gender medicine”: A qualitative analysis of physician-side barriers to providing healthcare for transgender patients John W Snelgrove*, Amanda M Jasudavisius, Bradley W Rowe, Evan M Head and Greta R Bauer Abstract Background: Members of the transgender community have identified healthcare access barriers, yet a...
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  • Transgender and Attitudes - 3376 Words
    Perceptions and Attitudes of Far Eastern University Students towards Transgender People A Research Paper Presented to Mr. Ariel Valeza Department of Literature Far Eastern University In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for ENG2 Term 1, school year 2012-2013 by John Jeffrey Calma Karmina De Asis Sharitojah Patalinghug Christine Ramirez Abstract Because of the dominant societal standard of gender as a binary construct, the emerging visibility of the transgender...
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  • Transgender Myths - 1431 Words
    Nearly one million adults in the US identify as transgender. And yet, most people know almost nothing about them. Even many feminists have trouble distinguishing identity from identity, term from term, myth from reality. How many of your friends and family can properly define the term “transgender?” If you’re like most of us, the answer is, not many. Why do we know so little about transgender people? When it comes to gender and sex, transgender people are breaking the rules. And since...
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  • Transgender Discrimination - 1615 Words
    Discrimination of Transsexuals For many years, members of the gay, lesbian and transgender communities have been persecuted because of their sexual orientation. The group that will be the focused on in this essay is transsexuals. Transgender is a term that describes transvestites and transsexuals, which is gender identification not sexual orientation. Transgender are individuals whose gender identities or gender expressions contrast with traditional social norms and expectations. Gender...
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  • Transgender Paper - 1074 Words
    Brandon Fontaine 04/14/2014 Transgender; The most hated Minority on the Planet English 101 I. Thesis A.) Transgender is the most discriminated minority status in the United States, and quite possibly the most hated status in the whole world. Numbers don’t lie, and from a purely mathematical standpoint there appears to be a gross negligence from all facets of society to change this. Transgender individuals in the US have the highest chances to have violence committed...
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  • Transgender Assignment - 1143 Words
    What are the challenges that Australians face today in terms of Transgender? From the moment anyone is born their sex is determined but not their gender as such. Gender is the result of the x and y chromosomes. In the world of transgender there is approximately 1 in every 30 000 males looking to transgender into females while for females to males there is around 1 person in every 100 0001. No matter the facts each transgender person still faces many challenges. The biggest challenge faced by...
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  • Transgender Children - 1534 Words
    Alexandria Hines 4-21-14 Human Growth and Development Transgender Children In the past couple of years The LGBT community has become more public and have let America know, they’re no longer scared of who they are. Everyday more and more people are “coming out saying that they’re gay. Often times we may forget about transgender men and women and what daily struggles they may face. We often wonder why someone would want to completely change their appearance, their gender and normal everyday...
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  • Sports and Transgender - 1433 Words
    Huimin Son 5.21.14 Prof. Vergas Research paper Sports and Transgender These days, trend of transgender is increasing because many people can easily alter and express their sexual orientation and sexual identification. Most people recognize transgender as normal people. Most people agreed that they should recognize transgender as normal people, and they should recognize men who changed his gender as women not men, and they also should recognize women who changed their gender as men not...
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  • History of Transgender - 9335 Words
     A time-line of transgender identities. © 1999 Drs. Arianne van der Ven Contents Summery 2 Introduction: The development of gender as we know it 1- How does history relate to us? 3 2- From a one-gender system to a two-gender system, and on to ‘third sex’ categories. 3 Some specifics of gender transitions. 5 Part I: Sexology begins. 3- Transgender Identities before the 19th century 7 The early 19th century: Enters forensic...
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  • normalizing transgender - 434 Words
    Normalizing Transgender Transgender individuals have been at war for years, fighting for equal rights that are so readily available to those who are "normal". These rights that we may take for granted everyday like employment, wages and even acceptance in society. In a passage from Imagining Transgender by David Valentine, he writes about a woman by the name of Holly Boswell who advocated for a position of cross-gender identification, she challenged the notion of normality by saying that...
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  • The Support of Homosexual and Transgender Teens
    Sage Witty Pre AP English 3/25/15 Witty 1 The support of homosexual and transgendered teens Are homosexual and transgenedered teens getting enough support from peers, family, and churches? I believe that homosexual and transgenedered aren’t getting enough support and this is leading to violence and death among the LGBTQ community. Firstly, three percent of high school students describe themselves as lesbian, gay, or bisexual, ...
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  • Gender Identity: Transgender - 280 Words
    Transgender is the state of one's gender identity (self-identification as woman, man, neither or both) not matching one's assigned sex (identification by others as male, female or intersex based on physical/genetic sex).[1] Transgender does not imply any specific form of sexual orientation; transgender people may identify as heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, pansexual, polysexual, or asexual; some may consider conventional sexual orientation labels inadequate or inapplicable to them. The...
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  • Transgender Children In School Today
    According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, transgender means of, or relating to, or being a person who identifies with or expresses a gender identity from the one which corresponds to the person’s sex at birth. Children have commonly developed their gender and identity roles by the age of three. At such a young and tender age, it is important that schools be prepared to handle situations these children may face as well as give them the support they may need. In 2013, a 6 year old boy from...
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  • Transgender and Stereotypical Feminine Traits
    Emily Johanson First Year Seminar Response Paper #4 Final Version due Monday, Nov. 12 Gender Roles in Transamerica Transamerica is an example of how Hollywood portrays transgender people in film. The movie gets rolling when Huffman who portrays Bree a conservative pre-operative transsexual woman tells her therapist she discovered she had a son named Toby. She has to bail him out of jail in order for her therapist to allow her to have her procedure done in a week. The plot unfolds as...
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  • Stop Transgender Discrimination! - 499 Words
    La Consolacion University Philippines (formerly University of Regina Carmeli) Aguinaldo, Arian Leincy A. BSTM 2 Stop Transgender Discrimination! Good day to all of you! Transgender? What does it mean? Why some person discriminate and don’t accept transgender? Is transgender discrimination against the law? These are the huge question about transgender. Transgender means anyone who lives, has lived or wants to live as a member of the opposite sex to their birth gender. In the past, the...
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  • Kathoey: Transgender and Thai - 1422 Words
    Robert Wilson Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the large number of Transsexuals found in Thailand. Central Idea: There is a growning number of transsexuals living in Thailand and the Thai are comfortable with it, which is not the norm in the west, these transsexuals play a part in many aspects of Thailand's culture and society Method of Organization: Topical I. Introduction A. A little girl, Miss Moon, was once given a crushed paper flower by a passing man of magic. He...
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  • Transgender and Opposite Sex - 940 Words
    Transgender is a secluded subject to individuals that may not fully understand the sensibility of this lifestyle. At a young age adolescents feel as although they were born to the wrong genitalia. I chose to analyze this topic because I feel as though transgender is a broad topic rarely exposed to the public. If society could understand the means of this lifestyle there social standards would not be restricted. My intensions are to not discriminate or segregate transgender...
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  • National Geographic's American Transgender
    So, I looked up transsexual separatism on a google search. I could definitely use some more information about it and so I’m just going to offer an opinion based on my own experiences and leave it up to you and other readers to form your own opinions about it. My basic understanding of it is, that transsexual people have very specific needs, including legal and medical, which are often overlooked in the LGBT movement and side skirted in many conversations in some transgender spaces....
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  • Transgender: Cost and Risk of Health
    Scott 1 What if you were in the body of a transgender? How would you feel about your health? Is the cost and risk of health toward being trans worth it? Access to health care is a fundamental human right. Transgender people face the greatest barriers to qualify health care and finding acceptance. Transgenders are considered a minority and abnormal still in the generation today. Tran’s gender is a term used to describe people whose gender identity differs from their assigned sex at birth....
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  • Transgender Interactionist Perspective - 841 Words
    From an interactionist perspective, we have to look on the micro level of things. Several different views we could possibly look at are the symbols attached to and shown to transgender persons and how they have received or perceived them, the events that may have led them into their present roles and the relationships that continue to impact them on a daily basis. Symbols are in every portion of society as we know it; conversations, relationships, material things, facial expressions and...
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  • The Progression of Transgender Rights in the Workplace
    The Progression of Transgender Rights in the Workplace Since 1975, Congress has considered amending Title VII to include a ban on employment discrimination based on sexual orientation. Most of the first employment discrimination cases brought by transgenders were dismissed because there is no federal law designating transgender as a protected class, or specifically requiring equal treatment for transgendered people. Until recently, Title VII’s lack of legislative history and...
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  • Midterm Essay Transgender - 1229 Words
     English Midterm Essay Introduction Identity can be ever changing externally according to the life experiences through which a person goes through. However, In “Transgender teen’s suicide poses parenting puzzles” by Naomi Schaefer Riley, “Parenting Expert Worries for Jolie & Pitts Gender- Bender Daughter” by Steve Malzberg, and “Bruce Jenner Gender Identity” by Russell Brand, transgender people face the difficult challenge of being accepted into society because they either do not fit a...
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  • The Difference in Transgender and Transexual - 306 Words
    “Transgender” describes a person, male or female, who dresses, behaves or presents themselves in a way that is different from their gender norm. Transgender includes transvestites/crossdressers, Drag Queens/Kings, androgynes and genderqueers. It does NOT include transsexual people. The word transgender is used to include many groups of people who share one important "trait" (a way of feeling or behaving) but may not be the same in other ways. The common trait for transgender people is that they...
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  • RESERVATION OF TRANSGENDERS IN SPORTS - 3551 Words
     RESERVATION OF TRANSGENDERS IN FIELD OF SPORTS The existence of those human beings who do not confirm to their gender has been documented throught human history1.The term transgender is deeply rooted in Indian history, it has been an umbrella term. The problems that transgender are facing are more of a psychological rather than a social problem. They are still not accepted and recognized in the society. Transgender is a term for those people who do not fall either under male category or...
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  • Transgender and New Age Thing
     In life people feel uncomfortable in all sorts of situations. When you were five you were uncomfortable meeting new and strange people. When you were in middle school you were uncomfortable talking to adults. In high school you were uncomfortable talking in front of the class to give a presentation or a speech. However, in each of these cases the uncomfortable feeling eventually went away. Some times after the task was done and over with you realized that it was not all that uncomfortable to...
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  • Transgender Discuss Society - 326 Words
    March 18, 2010 Essays on Transgender Transgender is an umbrella term used to refer to individuals whose expression of gender identity deviates from their corresponding gender at birth. Transgenderism is another highly sensitive topic that sparks strong reactions from people. In fact, the issue is controversial enough to make essays on transgender common writing assignments in universities. Like essays on same-sex marriages, persuasive essays about gays in the military and essays on gay...
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  • Transgender and Gender Identity - 309 Words
    Gender Identity and Transgender • Questions From Class (If you haven’t answered these questions, do so before watching your video.) o What is your opinion regarding gender identity? What do you feel about a boy whose favorite color is pink or a girl who plays with superheroes? o Do you believe it is possible for someone to feel trapped in the wrong genders body? • Video o Go to YouTube and watch ‘20/20 “My Secret Self”’ (there are 5 parts) o Now: has your opinion regarding gender and...
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  • Depression and Anxiety in Transgenders - 2482 Words
     Depression and Anxiety in Transgender People Jace M. Hodson Introduction Spike in Interest In Transgender Research As interest in the psychology community has spiked in regards to transgender people, so has the amount of research done involving and pertaining to them. Many researchers have chosen to focus on the relationship between being transgender and having a mental disorder(s). Research seeks to find if there is a correlation between being transgender and having...
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  • Transgender and Clear Argument - 295 Words
    ENG 381 Essay #2 4 pp., 12 pt. font, double spaced, 1” margins, with page numbers, Georgia font due in class TH FEBRUARY 28 double-sided o.k. A. Queer Liberation in Film Analyze Stranger Inside as an allegory of gender as both/either a prison-industrial-complex and/or a site of queer cultural expression and interpersonal connection. Your paper must focus on racism. Use detailed examples, and make a clear argument based on close analysis of the film’s formal...
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  • Transgender and Hijra Community - 5128 Words
    Introduction In the culture of South Asia, hijras or chakka in Kannada, khusra inPunjabi and kojja in Telugu are physiological males who have feminine gender identity, women's clothing and other feminine gender roles. Hijras have a long recorded history in the Indian subcontinent, from the antiquity, as suggested by the Kama Sutra period onwards. This history features a number of well-known roles within subcontinental cultures, part gender-liminal, part spiritual and part survival. In South...
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  • Gender Identity And Transgender Issues
     Gender Identity and Transgender Issues Gender is a human social system of differentiation by sex for roles, behaviors, characteristics, appearances, and identities. Everyone has an internal sense of their gender, and this sense is called gender identity. Most people’s gender identity is congruent with their assigned sex, but many people experience their gender identity to be discordant with their natal sex. Transgender is a broad term used to describe those whose gender, gender identity, or...
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  • Transgender Research Paper - 1561 Words
     Casey Perkins Dr. Dowling Rhetoric and Composition II 1 December 2014 Transgender Students on College and University Campuses Across America According to a survey of 75 undergraduate and graduate students from 61 different college and universities across the United States zero students indicated that their college or university included gender identity or expression in its non-discrimination policy (McKinney). Transgender individuals are treated unfairly on college and university campuses....
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  • Relationship Transgender Identity - 1593 Words
    Transgender is a term that is used to describe men and women who were born a certain sex, but feel their true gender is the opposite. Some live completely - or part time - as the opposite sex. There are also some transgender people that get sex reassignment surgery, completely changing their gender. While the definition of transgender is not yet fully agreed upon and is indeed still changing on a regular basis, there are some elements that seem to remain consistent: 1. Not identifying with...
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  • The Dilemma of Transgender Bathroom Use
    The Dilemma of Transgender Bathroom Use There are many individuals who do not know about the increasingly common identity known as transgender. Transgender is a term that describes a person who identifies as the sex opposite of what is stated on their birth certificate. Also, a numerous amount of people don't recognize the growing population of individuals who are gender-nonconforming, which means they identify themselves as neither man nor woman. To a large sum of transgender people life is...
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  • Research Paper on Transgender Children
    Jazmin Chavez May 29, 2013 Speech and Debate Research paper: Transgender children “ I don’t look like a little girl. I am a little girl. This is what five year old Josie Romero claimed in National T.V (Innes 5) Biologically Josie was born as Joey a male but now she identifies herself a female (1). Many accuse and criticize Mrs. Romero, Josie’s mother for tolerating her child to switch genders at such an early stage in her child’s life. Nonetheless, common sense seems to dictate that a...
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  • Advance in Gay, Lesbians and Transgender in the Workplace
    Today more than ever companies are changing the way gays, lesbians, and transgender individuals are treated in the work place. Companies are adopting non-discriminating policies, starting to give more benefits and other practices that include GLBT in the workplace. In 2002, the first Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index rated employers strictly on seven criteria, which remain the basis for today’s rating system. The original criteria were guided in part by the Equality...
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  • Gender Dysphoria and the Persecution of Transgender People
    The morality of sex has been given wide attention because it is a principle to differentiate between proper sexual behavior and improper sexual behaviour. Since the sexual act is connected with the giving birth to children (human reproduction),it despite being a very private and intimate matter. People normally born with only one sex either male or female. There are people who unsatisfied with their own sex which most probably happen in man,they undergo gender reassignment therapy to make...
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  • Transgenders: Gender and Inter-sex Condition
    Dush, Ashley 10/26/2014 Mason A Transgender HBO Biography Special In the beginning of this video it’s a story about a transgender female that gets killed by some guys after they found out that the “girl” they had sexual interactions with was actually born a male. Unfortunately transgenders being abused in any way is very common in today’s society; fifty percent of transgenders get killed or end up killing themselves due to the abuse they receive due to their sexual identity. A majority of the...
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  • Abnormal Psychology - Chaz Bono (transgender)
    “Becoming Chaz” Growing up in an old fashioned household with immigrant parents from the Middle East, I didn’t hear anything about anything that wasn’t traditional in relation to sexuality. I didn’t know anything of becoming transgendered. As I got older I learned more about it, and the reasons why people don’t feel comfortable as the person they were born. Watching “Becoming Chaz” showed me even more insight on the topic, showing his personal perception, and his journey changing from a...
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  • Psychology Term Paper: The transgender mind
    RUNNING HEAD: THE TRANSEXUAL MIND ! ! Psychology 1100 Term Paper: The Transsexual Mind and Development of Transgender THE TRANSSEXUAL MIND ! Abstract Discussing the physical aspects of a person identifying as transgender. Articles and journals were chosen with information pertaining to the fact that transgenderidentifying people are not merely facing a biological, physical ailment and rather a psychological illness. Using evidence from MRI brain scans and infant hormone...
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  • Mental Health Issues in Transgender Females
    Mental Health Issues in Transgender Females Defining Transgender In the past decade, the term transgender has rapidly come to be used to describe a range of social identities, a political movement, and a community that had no name until the early 1990s. Transgender women identify themselves as being a man either by feeling as if they are men or by having both genitalia at birth and the penis being removed leaving only a vagina. They are uncomfortable being identified as a woman and choose...
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  • Transgender and Psychological/social Gender Identity
    Transsexualism [pic] People with gender identity disorder should change their sexual identity and live among us as the opposite sex as long as they acknowledge and reveal themselves as “transsexuals”. Now, let me define what is known as “gender identity disorder”; it is commonly referred to as “transsexualism” which is a condition where a transsexual person self-identifies as a member of the gender opposite to the one assigned to them at birth. Transsexualism is considered a taboo...
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  • Social Exclusion Have a Negative Impact on the Health of Transgender
    ABSTRACT Transgender is a general term applied to a variety of individuals, behaviors and groups involving tendencies to vary from culturally conventional gender roles. Male to female and female to male are the two gender identities which have been widely noted in the transgender literature. The study aims at unraveling the nutritional status of the selected transgenders. One hundred and twenty transgenders from the age group of 20-70 years were selected from the locale by using...
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  • Psychological Distress and Coping Strategies Among Transgenders
    6. INTRODUCTION: “Why compare yourself with others? No one in the entire world can do a better job of being you than you”.1 Transgender is a general term applied to a variety of individuals, behaviors, and groups involving tendencies to vary from culturally conventional gender roles. Transgender is the state of one's "gender identity” (self-identification as woman, man, neither or both) not matching ones "assigned sex" (identification...
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  • Who Am I - a Journey of a Transgender Woman
    Transgender people face unique challenges — such as widespread discrimination and hate violence, the complex process of getting appropriate identity documents, finding culturally competent healthcare providers, and family and parenting issues — that make them some of the most vulnerable members of American society. These issues affect thousands of people and their families, representing all ages, classes and ethnic groups, who together are an integral part of India. A transgender woman whose...
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  • Culture of Transgender People as Sex Workers: A World Inside a World
    Culture of transgender as sex worker: a world inside a world Introduction: Gender is often confused with sex. Sex generally refers to anatomy and biology whereas gender refers to qualities and behaviours society expects from a female or a male. These roles are learned, change over time and vary enormously across and within cultures[1]. There are not too many people in the world who can say they’ve been both a mother and a father. But Jennifer Finney Boylan, née James Boylan, can (Beth...
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  • Empowering and Educating About the Transgender Sodality Through Social Media and Laws
    Running head: EMPOWERING AND EDUCATING ABOUT THE TRANSGENDER Empowering and Educating about the Transgender Sodality through Social Media and Laws Abstract For many years, the transgender community has been constantly ridiculed by society because of the negative impact that media and laws have placed upon them. As a result, suicide rate, drug abuse, and suicide have been on the rise. By informing and educating our society, we can all help reduce the high risks and open the door for new...
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  • I Am What I Am: Essay on Transgender Kids
    Denise Marie Silva | Communication Skills 2 | I Am What I Am A Report Essay Between the ages of 2 and 3, a child can label his or herself as a boy or a girl. And by the age of 6 or 7, they already know what they should become and what is expected of them as dictated by the society ˡ. It is the job of those who are in authority to teach the children the basic skills, roles, and values that would help them function well in the community. This process is called socialization ². The roles...
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  • A Love Letter To My Country
    A love letter to my country: from a transgender Filipina InterAksyon.com The online news portal of TV5 Mga minamahal kong kababayan (To my beloved Philippines): I know that it has been an emotional three weeks to all of us who have been affected by the death of Jennifer Laude, the 26-year-old transgender woman whose lifeless body was found with her head in a motel toilet in Olongapo City, Philippines on October 11, 2014. I know, too, that Jennifer Laude’s story has divided us as a nation....
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  • Legalization of Transsexual Marriage in Hong Kong
    No determent but legalization to transsexual marriage When it comes to ‘Marriage’ in Hong Kong, we all comprehend that is limited to heterosexual. However, of late, there have been a growing concern regarding transsexual marriage. Transsexual is defined as a person who “has sex re-assignment (SRS), involving hormone treatment and irreversible surgery, conducted by appropriately qualified medical practitioners” (Chisholm, 2001). People would like to change their sex and be able to have...
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  • Atypical Sexual Behavior - 1018 Words
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