Essay on Relationship Transgender Identity

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Transgender is a term that is used to describe men and women who were born a certain sex, but feel their true gender is the opposite. Some live completely - or part time - as the opposite sex. There are also some transgender people that get sex reassignment surgery, completely changing their gender. While the definition of transgender is not yet fully agreed upon and is indeed still changing on a regular basis, there are some elements that seem to remain consistent: 1. Not identifying with the sex, and the related gender, that one is assigned upon being born 2. Indicating someone who combines male and female gender roles and/or someone who moves fluidly between these roles 3. Representing those who feel that the sex assigned to…show more content…
About 1 in 10,000 biological males are transsexuals. Some transsexuals have sexual reassignment surgery. About 1 in 30,000 biological females are transsexuals.
Moreover, if they are open about being transgendered people, they may find themselves to be the unwilling victims of fear, outrage and prejudice. As a result, transgendered people face virulent discrimination in the workplace and danger on the streets -- just like women. It is precisely this relationship transgender identity shares with woman identity which tells us that transgender is part of an ongoing gender problem rather than any kind of real solution. We all want to "belong" and feel accepted. A sense of belonging is derived from the strong bond of family. Family is where our roots take hold and from there we grow. We are molded within a unit, which prepares us for what we will experience in the world and how we react to those experiences. Values are taught at an early age and are carried with us throughout our life. Because they are seen by society, as physically damaged goods and psychologically unstable by some religious fanatics, as well as members of the health care industry.

Transgender also are seen as cheating nature. You can physically change from a caterpillar to a butterfly and be happy. It is sad, but even despite the progress made against discrimination on the basis of race, religion, and even sexual orientation (gay/lesbian), there remains
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