Gender non conforming means you do not perform the gender role which was assigned to you at birth, but it does not necessarily mean you reject it, or adopt other genders. Understanding the Basics Human Rights Campaign". Among the Bugis of South Sulawesi, possibly four genders are acknowledged plus a fifth para-gender identity. Look at the table below. Archived from the original on March 27, The majority of cross-dressers identify as heterosexual.
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Retrieved March 28, Transgender Experiences with Violence and Discrimination". I am not in any way opposed to people undergoing gender reassignment, just the huge social pressure on trans people to have to do so in order to be accepted. Thus, where all people who identify as transgender or transsexual experience problems with their gender identity, only a small portion of intersex people experience these problems. The emotional strain of dealing with stigma and experiencing transphobia pushes many transgender people to seek treatment to improve their quality of life, as one trans woman reflected:
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