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A Matter of Life - When Gender Doesn't Work - A Woman's View on Having Been Transsexual By Eva C. Moser
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Eva said she was a woman. Psychiatry said she was a disturbed male instead! Eva wanted her body fixed. The system wanted her mind changed! Transsexuality: A physical disability or a mental illness?... More > Who knows? Who is right? Follow Eva through a maze of ignorance and absurdity on a journey few people will ever venture on and experience what it means to be treated a transsexual by a society and a medical system whose views of transsexuality are about as far from reality as it gets! Then decide for yourself!< Less
A Matter Of Life - When Gender Doesn't Work By Eva C. Moser
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Eva said she was a woman. Psychiatry said she was a disturbed male instead! Eva wanted her body fixed. The system wanted her mind changed! Transsexuality: A physical disability or a mental illness?... More > Who knows? Who is right? Follow Eva through a maze of ignorance and absurdity on a journey few people will ever venture on and experience what it means to be treated a transsexual by a society and a medical system whose views of transsexuality are about as far from reality as it gets! Then decide for yourself!< Less
Trans Experiences - A Research Report for Trans Communities and Their Allies By Eva C. Moser
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Trans communities are in the headlines. Everybody has an opinion on ‘what transsexuality is’. But how do trans people them-selves describe being trans? This community based study examined... More > this question. Findings include that the diversity and complexity of people’s experience by far exceeds what is commonly acknowledged. Physical embodiment and social acceptance are important to trans people, but the most unifying themes are self-finding, self-realization and spiritu-ality. Experiences described cover a wide range. They can in fact be mutually exclusive. This suggests that any simplistic ‘one fits all’ explanation will be oppressive to at least some trans people. In a sad twist, the research finds that trans people who chal-lenge the clinical model of transsexuality the most, are also the ones who most likely will not participate in clinical studies - thus guaran-teeing that much of the diversity within communities remains hidden - except by community based research like the one at hand.< Less
Trans Experiences - A Research Report for Trans Communities and their Allies By Eva C. Moser
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Trans communities are in the headlines. Everybody has an opinion on ‘what transsexuality is’. But how do trans people themselves describe being trans? This community based study examined... More > this question. Findings include that the diversity and complexity of people’s experience by far exceeds what is commonly acknowledged. Physical embodiment and social acceptance are important to trans people, but the most unifying themes are self-finding, self-realization and spirituality. Experiences described cover a wide range. They can in fact be mutually exclusive. This suggests that any simplistic ‘one fits all’ explanation will be oppressive to at least some trans people. In a sad twist, the research finds that trans people who challenge the clinical model of transsexuality the most, are also the ones who most likely will not participate in clinical studies - thus guaranteeing that much of the diversity within communities remains hidden - except to community based research like the one at hand.< Less