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    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 undergone a sex change

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    does not want to be the sex that they were born. Others say that a person is born with those feelings and that they just develop over time. Some say that they don’t act on those feelings during adolescence because of the stigma attached to being transgender‚ and the fact that kids are cruel. The fact that they don’t act on the feelings until later in their lives is the reason why some say that wanting to be a different sex just happens. Personally‚ I believe that a person is born knowing that they

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    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? This

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    “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 really

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    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 being transgender

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    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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    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 serve

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    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 The Tamil Nadu National Law School

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    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 life

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    1. After reading the articles assigned for the transgender issue‚ one can argue for and against the transgender issue. “When a Transgender Person Uses a Public Bathroom‚ Who is At Risk?” states that the North Carolina bathroom bill is causing controversy over safety. However‚ there is a discrepancy on who is being harmed by the bill. There are arguments for allowing transgender people to use the bathroom of the sex that they identify with. This article also provides an argument against the use of

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    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 broken

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    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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    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 corresponding inquiry into healthcare provider perspectives has lagged. Our aim was to examine physician perceptions of barriers to healthcare provision for transgender patients. Methods: This was a qualitative study with physician

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    and some part of China‚ it is not possible in Hong Kong. Post operative transsexuals are transsexuals who have undergone a sex reassignment surgery. Currently the United Kingdom has been hailed as the leader in human rights for transsexuals and transgender people with the passage of the Gender Recognition Act in 2004. The law legislates that sex reassignment surgery and hormonal therapy are not required before one can legally change their sex in the United Kingdom. (Sharpe‚ 2009) Currently in Canada

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    In the current day‚ a major demographic that faces discrimination is the LGBT community. The lesbian‚ gay‚ bisexual and transgender population continue to face disadvantages despite other major strides in the development of equal rights for all. Transgender individuals are at greatest risk of violence and torture‚ even execution. Discrimination is visible in all aspects of society‚ including the workplace‚ schools and healthcare facilities. The monumental strides made in the US need to be praised

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    These are significant times for transgender Americans‚ as they pick up in perceivability yet stay struck by inclination and misconception. Being transgender is free of sexual introduction; transgender individuals may recognize as hetero‚ gay person‚ androgynous‚ biogenetic‚ and so forth‚ or may consider ordinary sexual introduction names deficient or inapplicable. Numerous transgender individuals encounter a time of character improvement that incorporates increasing better comprehension their mental

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    Regarding transgender rights‚ not only trans men and women should be treated with respect‚ PoC (people of color) transgender men and women should be treated with the same respect. However‚ most of the transgender community is white washed and doesn’t help the PoC community. Most of the transgender icons of this generation are white‚ and the front runner for that community is Caitlyn Jenner. There is no reason to disregard these icons but there is no recognition of PoC transgender men and women. It’s

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    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 identity

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    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 women. Transgender also do not want other people

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    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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