But for day to day interactions? Ruben Hopwood and Dr. Research has found that those that are brought up in supportive households have a suicide rate that is comparable to the national average. In fact it seems negligent to ignore this as allowing vulnerable people to modify their bodies so drastically in ways they may later regret even if not officially is unethical. This is because it is unlikely that two identical twins are raised in more similar environments than fraternal twins. Transgender rights have also become a mainstream political issue, and the idea that people should be referred to by the names and pronouns they find most fitting—whether or not these designations match those on their birth certificates, or align with the categories of male and female—is gaining acceptance.
Also I would look at:
A brief history of transgender issues
Political rhetoric destroys the logos. Sounds like an acceptance issue. These include poverty, homelessness, housing, discrimination, minority stress, incarceration, health care, and education. These include general medical and mental health services, HIV testing and counselling HTCas well as information on correct and consistent condom and lubricant use. Yet, there remains too much ignorance and hate.
Milton Diamond is please google him as he has contributed probably more than anyone else to our understanding of gender, transgenderism, and interseuxality. For transgender women facing criminal prosecution, incarceration with male inmates can also put them at risk of sexual assault. The biological basis this article promotes acts to encourage a lack of gatekeeping for treatment which i see as very important to ensure only those who would really benefit are permitted to be treated. Review the listed citation. The rejection, harassment, and shame imposed on them by an unaccepting society does cause significant mental damage to them, to the point where they are more likely to commit suicide.