Essays Tagged: "Gender identity disorder"

Gender Identity Disorder

Gender Identity DisorderI.I want to talk about gender issues. The definition of gender identity diso ... ty disorder is a condition in which there is a discrepancy between an individual's assigned sex and gender identity, involving a strong and persistent identification with the other gender. Now this ma ... g and persistent identification with the other gender. Now this makes no sense to me so in my terms gender issues have to deal with same sex partners, transsexuals, and people who want a sex change. T ...

(4 pages) 230 4 3.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Cross Gender Identification or Gender Identity Disorder. What is it?

What is Gender Identity Disorder? Gender identity is one's internal sense of being male or female. Therefore ... iological sex. People with this disorder strongly identify with the sex opposite theirs. Causes for Gender Identity Disorder are not known, however, it is believed to have genetic and biological cause ... genetic and biological causes. Gender Identity Disorder is very common in children age two to four. Gender Identity Disorder is also often referred to as Cross Gender Identification or Transsexualism. ...

(2 pages) 163 2 4.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

An Overview of Transsexuality

What is gender? It seems like a simple question. Most people would agree that there are two genders, male an ... nder is chosen by your genitals at birth. Unfortunately, this definition has little to do with true gender.Gender can be more properly defined as "a societally constructed status to which one is assig ... e is assigned (boy or girl, woman or man)". Unlike sex, which refers specifically to one's anatomy, gender reflects attitudes, behaviors and characteristics that are associated with sex. A person who ...

(10 pages) 143 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Gender Identity

Gender Identity is a learned quality. It does not have anything to do with nature (genetics) as much ... have anything to do with nature (genetics) as much as nurturing. Males and females are separated by gender at birth. A person's sex determines how their gender will develop. Some circumstances may cau ... nurture? The way a person is raised. The way a female and a male are raised from birth decides what gender the person will become. Gender identity is a learned behavior, which is reinforced through ou ...

(6 pages) 267 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Gender Dysphoria: A Mini-Ethnography

The transsexual subculture of America believes that their gender dysphoria is biological. Transsexuals often take steps to match their physical attributes to ... from which to draw.According to material provided by the sample group, transsexuality, also called gender dysphoria or Gender Identity Disorder, is "A misery with regard to gender... a state of confl ... urport that "A transsexual is a person in which the sex-related structures of the brain that define gender identity are exactly opposite the physical sex organs of the body." ( ...

(4 pages) 26 0 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


anything to occur through the internet. Apotemnophiliacs are closely related to people with gender identity disorders, the diagnosis for people who wish to live as the opposite sex. "Like thes ...

(3 pages) 1248 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Homosexuality Does Exist!

Some psychotherapists have taken into consideration that it can be a developmental disorder, called gender-identity disorder. Those that are with the therapy defend their case by saying if the client ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

gender in children

Erin Faith PageErin Faith Page09/28/14Human Growth & DevelopmentProfessor PopoloskiAssignment 3Gender Development: Trans* and Gender Non-conforming YouthOur society is full of gender expression n ... "you throw like a girl" from their first days on the playground. Name calling and bullying based on gender expression are among the first forms of harassment that young people learn and experience. Wh ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters