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Severe gender dysphoria, coupled with a persistent desire for the physical characteristics and social roles that connote the opposite biological sex. (APA, DSM-IV, 1994)
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Transgender identities are still considered a psychiatric pathology in many countries according to the prevailing biomedical model. However, in recent years, this pathologizing vision has begun to shift towards a perspective that focuses on the diversity of transgender peoples’ experiences. However, some transgender people still face denial of serv...
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This qualitative, descriptiveand exploratory research conducted in the Away from Home Treatment (Tratamento Fora de Domicílio [TFD]), in Cuiabá, Brazil, aimed to raise reflections on the therapeutic process itineraries of trans people in the search for the Transsexualizer Process (Processo Transexual [PT]). Three transgender men, two transgender wo...
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SEXUALIDAD, GÉNERO Y PATOLOGÍAS MENTALES. Objetivo: Nos proponemos profundizar y contribuir a esclarecer la posible interrelación entre sexo, género y estado de salud o de cualquier morbilidad psicopatológica relevante del sujeto. Material y método: La presente aportación es una breve y sintética investigación práctica de la literatura científica r...
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Objective: To analyze the impact on the psychological and social aspects caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in individuals diagnosed with Gender Dysphoria (GD). Methods: Google Forms inventory was sent via WhatsApp, including qualitative and quantitative questions evaluating three life dimensions denominated as Sociodemographic, Economic, and COVID...
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Background Inadequate knowledge and awareness about transgenderism among doctors can lead to inadequate health-care services to transgender persons. Objective To assess the prevalent attitudes and beliefs toward transgender persons amongst medical undergraduates. Materials and Methods The present cross-sectional observational study included medic...
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Introduction: The paper deals with gender dysphoria (gender identity) and helps the reader understand that people are not born in wrong bodies thus linking the understanding with unnatural behaviour. Methods: The second part compares transgenderism with a psychiatric condition: clinical lycanthropy. We see a case of someone believing he was a bi...
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Although most health issues affecting populations generally, individuals who define themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or gender incongruent (earlier named transsexual) (LGBT) reported that there are still disparities in healthcare. In a primary care setting not only for the management of chronic conditions but also to screen for the preventable...
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The popular media in Kerala has reconfigured its space to include the people with gender non conforming identities and sexual orientation as a matter of concern in the contemporary times due to the queer political activism, government interventions, and the conspicuous absence of those who experience those people from the space is getting blurred....
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Parental practices refer to the process of becoming pregnant, in addition to the care, training and follow-up of children during their lives 1. Thus, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transvestite and transsexual (LGBT) couples, when choosing to become parents, have the fear of their children suffering any kind of discrimination, causing us negative feelings...
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This article expresses the historical development of transgender people in India. The historical evolution of the transgender people in the Mughal era, British era, Post-Independence and contemporary period. In the Mughal period, the transgender were in high positions and they were political advisors and administered in the empire. In the British e...
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Introduction: Lewis Carrol’s Alice in Wonderland should be regarded as a serious cautionary tale, shedding light on the confusion created by controversy over the wisdom of urging young people to self-diagnose gender dysphoria, consenting to radical adjustments to healthy bodies – asking what is crucial, and what peripheral, to leading stimulating,...
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Background Black transgender women endure pervasive polyvictimization (experiencing multiple forms of violence throughout the lifespan). Polyvictimization is associated with poor mental health. Black transgender women also face barriers in access to healthcare, but the extent that such barriers modify the association between polyvictimization and p...
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This article makes possible the reflection on the inclusion of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transvestite, transsexual and transgender) follow-up in the labor and educational context, highlighting a struggle for gender equality and softening the prejudice generated by decades. It is of great importance to the portrayed form about the promotion...
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Kaushik Ganguly's film Nagarkirtan (2017) depicts a homosexual relationship between Parimal, alias Pari (played by Riddhi Sen), a 'hijra'/transgender who desires to become a complete woman through a sex-reassigning transsexual surgery, and Madhu (Ritwick Chakraborty), a flautist in a Kolkata based kirtaniya group (chanters of devotional songs). In...
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CONTENTS: 1. Testosterone is not the only Game in Town: The Transgender Woman Athlete 2. Queer Language Lessons: The Confusion over ‘My Pronouns’ 3. Legal Fictions: Changing Sex by Changing Gender 4. More than a Feeling: Rock Stars, Heroines and Transwomen 5. To Compete, or not to Compete, that is the Question: Which is Nobler for Transwomen Athlet...
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LGBTI conversion 'therapies' are practices that can be defined as 'any treatment aimed at changing a person's sexual orientation or gender identity'. Ways to implement them include psychotherapy, medication, electroshock therapy, aversive treatments and exorcism. An alternative term used to describe these practices is sexual orientation and gender...
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This study is an assessment of the Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Act, 2019. This Act was passed by the Government of India in August 5, 2019. This Article explore the history, livelihood of the transgender in the Ancient times as well as the present scenario of the transgender. The study consider their rights, how they can be treated i...
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2019 Maya Forstater against transgender women rights have left the online community shocked, especially when renowned author J. K. Rowling have shown support for the case. In this paper it will be analyzed how author J. K. Rowling's opinions on the matter have caused a social uprising against the very author, who has been loved for over two decades...
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The paper provides a critical overview of the perspective that stratifies society in India into a series of different classes, resulting in the mobility of particular castes or social groups. For this purpose, the study presents ethnographic material concerning the foundation and development of a non-Brahman temple in the Tamil low-caste settlement...
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This study aims to investigate the references in English printed media that are commonly used to refer to the group of LGBT people, and also examine the aspects of references in English printed media used to portray their meanings towards LGBT people. The data were collected from NOW Corpus by selecting the first-100 concordance lines. In order to...
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India has the third-largest burden of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in the world. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has only exposed the cracks in the Indian healthcare infrastructure concerning HIV. The prevalence of HIV in India is more among the destitute or sections of society shrouded by years of social stigma suc...
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Background: Gender presentations and social categories vary across cultures, and many terms are used to describe individuals who live between or outside a male-female binary. Transgender is a term used to describe a person whose gender identity or gender expression differs from their biological sex. They face much discrimination that denies them eq...
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Rozwiązania metodologiczne w badaniach nad transpłciowością. Próba rozpoznania terenu Abstract: e aim of the article is to identify methodological solutions in studies on transgenderism conducted around the world. e article provides an overview of the solutions used in the methodology of research on trans-gender. is was done based on a compilation...
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Introducción: La orientación sexual y la identidad de género poseen algunas bases biológicas que radican en genes, hormonas perinatales y dimorfismos cerebrales que han sido estudiados en las últimas décadas. Los objetivos del presente estudio son conocer las propiedades psicométricas de un cuestionario que evalúa conocimientos biológicos de la hom...
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Concerns about early childhood social transitions amongst transgender youth include that these youth may later change their gender identification (i.e., retransition), a process that could be distressing. The present study aimed to provide the first estimate of retransitioning and to report the current gender identities of...
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Some people, including minors, have a gender identity that does not correspond to the sex assigned at birth. They are known as trans* people, which is an umbrella term that encompasses transgender, transsexual, and other identities not conforming to the assigned gender. Healthcare units for trans* minors require multidisciplinary working, undertake...
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A. Revathi, South India's prominent face of the transgender community, was born physiologically male but felt and behaved like a female right from her childhood. Haunted by a deep unease of being trapped in a wrong body, and a 'growing sense of irrepressible femaleness', her candid and courageous autobiography, A Truth About Life, raises some of th...
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The visibility of non-heterosexual identities is more prevalent today than ever before, yet there is little research about the consumption behaviors and preferences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer, 2/two-spirit, questioning, intersex, asexual, ally, and other non-heterosexual (LGBTQ+) consumers—often referred to as the “p...
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Transgenderism has been a contentious issue globally as the stance between its proponents and opponents is usually polarised. Malaysia is one of the countries that portrays contravention between Shariah law and the rights of a transgender, in which transgenderism is not allowed. Whilst the debate on transgenderism is still ongoing, this study aims...
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The non-accommodating character of India's personal laws is the focus of this article, which aims to shed light on the difficulties that the country's transgender community faces. Despite the Supreme Court's recognition of their right to self-perceived gender identity, significant obstacles remain in putting their lives within the "equal protection...
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Resumen. Estudios realizados durante las últimas tres décadas han revelado fuertes bases biológicas de la homosexualidad y transexualidad. Los objetivos de la presente investigación fueron validar el cuestionario de Conocimientos Biológicos de la Homosexualidad y Transexualidad (CBHT) en una muestra de estudiantes del área de la actividad física de...
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Gender is not only a spectrum; it is a complex number. Each individual has their own unique multidimensional number of gender. Gender as a complex number has developed from the gender algorithm. This conceptualization of gender is seated in theorizing gender from a Bayesian brain foundation, specifically the Free Energy Principle. The phenomenon of...
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Objective: This study aims to analyze the prevalence of HIV positive serology in trans women sex professionals, and the main problems associated. Methods: Scientific articles were found searching data platforms (PubMed, Virtual Health Library, Web of Science and Google Scholar) as much as epidemiological bulletins and statistical data from the Mini...
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Transgender people face many psychological problems due to not fitting into the binary categories (men and women) in Pakistani society. The current study aimed to explore the role of ostracism in subjective well-being (like life satisfaction, positive and negative affect) among transgender. The correlational research design was used in the present...
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The present study aimed to investigate discrimination against transsexuals. A experimental study was carried out that consisted in the presentation of a fictitious news about photos of a person that were leaked according to the victim’s gender assigned at birth (male vs. female), their sexual orientation and gender identity (heterosexual vs. homose...
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Affective-sexual and gender diversity is an increasingly distinctive and extended reality and should be acknowledged and respected. From a psychosocial and educational point of view, it is appropriate to review young people’s attitudes and knowledge regarding this, relating them to aspects such as empathy, violence, or bullying, to implement qualit...
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Transgender people are individuals of any age or sex whose appearance , personal characteristics, or behaviors differ from stereotypes about how men and women are supposed to be. The main problem lies in, whether transgender community also can claim rights conferred on the other gender. Though constitution of India provides for non-discriminatory a...
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Abstract: The novel Myra Breckinridge (1968) was a new scandal in the literary career of the controversial Gore Vidal, in which he developed the archetypal themes of his literature: non normative sexuality and the contamination of the cinematic imaginary in all cultural spheres and especially in literature. Myra Breckinridge constructed her mental...
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Objectives: to identify scientific evidence on gender violence perpetrated against trans women. Methods: integrative review, carried out in June 2020, without time frame, in the Scopus, MEDLINE, Embase, CINAHL, WoS, PsycInfo and LILACS databases. The controlled descriptors of DeCS, MeSH and their entry terms were used: “Transgender People”, “Transg...
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Society and media mostly started using the word Kinnar. Indian social organizations worked together for the rights of eunuchs. In other countries, people of third gender community have got their rights much earlier than in India. This community, which has been backward for thousands of years, is today demanding its fundamental rights, which are giv...
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Allah has created human beings in three forms, men, women, and those who are born in wrong bodies. The third sex has always been facing several issues in spending their lives in normal ways in their societies. Different attempts were made to restore their original sex. At the same time some opportunists misused the scientific developments and got c...
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Individuals of sexual and gender minority (SGM) form a vulnerable group with specific healthcare needs that might be prone to experience discrimination and restrictions regarding their access to healthcare. As the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) offer a normative perspective on these issues, we analyzed them systematically (...
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The LGBTQ+ panic defense is a provocation defense strategy used to attain a lesser sentence for the defendant. It is often used by cisgender straight men to provide reasoning for a violent reaction to an unwanted sexual advance from an LGBTQ+ individual. Existing empirical work has examined juror perceptions of the LGBTQ+ panic defense used against...
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This study experimentally examines the effects of perpetrator sex (male or female), relationship context (heterosexual or homosexual), and the type of media framing (episodic or thematic) on endorsement for public health perspectives about intimate partner violence (IPV) and punishment preferences for IPV perpetrators. Participants ( N = 750) were...
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Introduction: Portugal is one of the countries in Western Europe with the highest prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The prevalence among migrants is estimated to be higher than among non-migrants, which suggests a greater vulnerability of this population. Aim: To describe the distribution of TB, HIV and HIV-TB...
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This research has done to know how transgender people are represented in Bangladeshi film. Research found that transgender people are highly misrepresented in film and for this misrepresentation-they have to pay to achieve their rights from society. Hence, to work for the betterment of the transgender community in Bangladesh; it is important to kno...
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Gender identity does not always develop in line with biological sex. Gender dysphoria at young age implies a strong incongruence between gender identity and the assigned sex; the rejection of one\'s sexual attributes and the desire to belong to the opposite sex; and a significant clinical suffering or impaired individual functioning in life spheres...
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Introduction Much has been published on the surgical and functional results following Gender Affirming Surgery (‘GAS’) in trans individuals. Comprehensive results regarding sexual wellbeing following GAS, however, are generally lacking. Aim To review the impact of various GAS on sexual wellbeing in treatment seeking trans individuals, and provide...
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Purpose of review: The visibility of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) communities, specifically the transgender and nonbinary (TGNB) communities, continues to grow. However, there is little description, much less guidance toward optimizing, the pregnancy-related care of TGNB people. The overarching goal of this paper is...
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Within the complexes of Thai and Burmese religions, Theravada Buddhism, the culturally and politically dominant religion in both countries, is a domain of normative masculinity whose doctrines, rituals and institutional framework all support patriarchal gender cultures. In contrast, both historical and contemporary ethnographic evidence reveals tha...
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HIV prevalence is high among transgender women (TGW) in the Southeastern U.S. Uptake of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is low among TGW nationwide. We aimed to explore beliefs associated with PrEP among TGW in the Southeastern U.S., framed by the Health Belief Model. HIV-negative TGW ≥18 years old in Alabama participated in virtual focus group...
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This text aims to discuss the gender issue within the traditional performances of southern India starting with the cult of the Ammans and the complex ritualistic actions that involve "keeping under control" the eruptive energies of these female deities, which includes several types of dramatic performance. An ambiguous set of signs is evidenced, wh...
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Psychological management of young people with gender dysphoria and aspirations to transition
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Zusammenfassung Es ist eine verbreitete Annahme, dass Pädophilie eine nahezu ausschließlich bei Männern vorkommende Störung der Sexualpräferenz darstellt. In diesem Artikel werden überblicksartig Befunde und Theorien zu Geschlechtsunterschieden bezüglich der Häufigkeit sexueller Fantasien und paraphiler Interessen (insbesondere Pädophilie) sowie...
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Transgenders are the most neglecting class of every society of the world, especially, in 3 rd world countries as they are seen by hate and hatred. The present study highlights the causes of transgenderism, the need for medical rectification, available treatments, and the Islamic concept. At presently, many curative measures have been invented by me...
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Introducción: Diversos estudios relacionan variables como la edad, sexo, nivel socioeconómico, religión, etc. con los niveles de homofobia y transfobia. El objetivo de la presente investigación fue determinar la incidencia de algunas variables sociodemográficas y de los conocimientos biológicos sobre la homosexualidad y transexualidad sobre los niv...
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Perilaku atau tindakan seksual menyimpang dari kaum LGBT bukan hanya perbuatan yang bisa diterima begitu saja oleh masyarakat. Tindakan seksual muncul karena adanya kebiasaan seksual yang menyimpang. Kelompok LGBT adalah kelompok yang memiliki orientasi seksual yang berbeda dengan masyarakat pada umumnya. Pada umumnya masyarakat percaya bahwa laki-...
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Gender-affirming hormone therapy aligns physical characteristics with an individual's gender identity, but sex hormones regulate bone remodelling and influence bone morphology. We hypothesised that trans men receiving testosterone have compromised bone morphology due to suppression of ovarian estradiol production while trans women receiving estradi...
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Transgenders are individuals whose gender identity does not conform to gender norms and expectations traditionally associated with their sex assigned at birth. It is an identity or expression when gender differs from sex. Those who have medical interventions to transition from one sex to another identify as transsexuals.
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International instruments fail to specify the meaning of gender identity. Yet gender identity has been invoked as a prohibited ground of discrimination, particularly in cases concerning trans persons. Trans existences fall outside the expectation of a correspondence between sex and gender. “Trans” is an umbrella term referring to people who do not...
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Sex is a biological concept determined at conception. Gender is a social concept. Medicine recognises sex as a biological variable and recommends including sex as a factor in clinical practice norms and as a topic of bench and clinical research. Sex plays a role in respiratory physiology according to two pathways: hormones and anatomy, with females...
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On several occasions, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has struggled to provide functional parity to its citizens. This article analyses Pakistan's legal and regulatory environment to assess the transgender community's right to equality. By reviewing at the Supreme Court of Pakistan's interpretation and rulings on the Transgender Persons Act of 201...
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This study aims to analyze biopsychomedical interventions with transgender people. For this purpose, we carried out 35 semi-structured interviews with people who self-identify as transsexuals and transvestites in Brazil and Portugal. The responses of the study participants were systematized according to a thematic analysis, which led to the emergen...
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Resumo: Por muito tempo, o trabalho intelectual, público e artístico foi feito majoritariamente por homens. É sabido que, às mulheres, foi relegado o ambiente doméstico e a vida privada. No entanto, o mundo está em processo de mudança – ainda que lenta e gradual. Atualmente, não só a nossa sociedade, mas também os estudos literários estão atentos à...
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INTRODUCTION: It's critical to understand evolving connotations’ sexual identity, as well as what they entail in sports. Acknowledge how sexuality can have role in determining level of competence required to participate in sports. There should be no irrational classifications based on gender or sexuality. With passing years, already cisgendered wor...
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RESUMO-O presente artigo procurou tecer breves reflexões e apontamentos sobre o piloto da primeira série de TV produzida no Sertão Paraibano: VIDA BANDIDA (2014). Escrito em 2005, pelo cineasta Marcelo Paes de Carvalho, o roteiro mantém-se atual e apresenta histórias comuns de personagens ainda invisíveis na sociedade, a exemplo de travestis e pros...
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Objective: Transgender women (TGW) is a unique group with many health issues related to them unexplored. For example, there is severely lacking evidence on oral health related quality of life (OHRQOL) among TGW. Therefore, this research aims to assess the OHRQOL among TGW in Malaysia and its associated factors. Materials and methods: This was a cro...
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In 2018, after years of lobbying and effort, the khwajasira feminists managed to pass the landmark Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2O18 through the Parliament of Pakistan. The word “khwajasira” literally translates to “the caretaker of the house,” and it consists of intersex, non-binary, gender queer, transgender, and gender fluid p...
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Research indicates that rural transgender and gender diverse (TGD) populations have a greater need for health services when compared with their urban counterparts, face unique barriers to accessing services, and have health disparities that are less researched than urban TGD populations. Therefore, the primary aim of this mixed-methods study (n = 2...
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Aims: The objectives of this study were to bring the experience of the transitioning process for the transgender population to the nursing profession and address the lack of knowledge to promote improved patient outcomes. Design: This study used a narrative review using the literature matrix method. Because of the dearth of trans specific litera...
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BACKGROUND : In recent years, the demand for feminizing and masculinizing hormone therapy has increased significantly among transgender people around the world. There are no such studies in Russia and the amount of medical information on the transgender population is limited. AIM : to assess the number of transgender patients who take hormone thera...
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The aim of this article is to reflect on the Policy for the Integral Health for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transvestite and Transsexual people (LGBT) in the context of health policy in Brazil and in light of Antonio Gramsci’s theory of the Enlarged State, embracing the domains of the state, public policies and health. This study is conducted through b...
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School bullying continues to be one of the main challenges for the education community. Current research indicates that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, and other LGBT+ people suffer the highest rates of bullying, while other studies suggest that this bullying does not occur based on the victim's actual sexual orientation or gender...
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This paper aims to conduct a theoretical review that shows how the biomedical models about transsexualities are limiting to trans identities and to the possibility of freer existences. The intent, therefore, is to explore how these essentialist and pathologizing discourses are concretized, particularly in the experiences of trans men, through the p...
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Background and Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate internalized homophobia and the feeling of everyday discrimination among LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Queer, Intersex, Asexual) community in physical education. Methods: Qualitative, quantitative and exploratory study was used on a convenience sample, non-probabilistic,...