Category Archives: History

“Rapid onset gender dysphoria” study: On “recent” changes in sex ratios

Previously: “Rapid onset gender dysphoria” study misunderstands trans depersonalization, ends up blaming Zinnia Jones Meet the unbiased, reliable, not-at-all-transphobic parents from the “rapid onset gender dysphoria” study Demographic changes in recent years toward a predominance of adolescent AFABs presenting for … Continue reading

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“Rapid onset gender dysphoria” study omits historical context of transgender narratives and medical gatekeeping

Previously: “Rapid onset gender dysphoria” study misunderstands trans depersonalization, ends up blaming Zinnia Jones Meet the unbiased, reliable, not-at-all-transphobic parents from the “rapid onset gender dysphoria” study The full “rapid onset gender dysphoria” study, published this month, goes into further … Continue reading

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Depersonalization in transgender autobiographies: Christine Jorgensen

Previously: Themes of depersonalization in transgender autobiographies: Jan Morris (Depersonalization is a dissociative symptom experienced as sensations of feeling “unreal”, distant from one’s emotions, separated from the real world, and robotically going through the motions of life as if acting … Continue reading

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Themes of depersonalization in transgender autobiographies: Jan Morris

Previously: Depersonalization in gender dysphoria: Widespread and widely unrecognized In our own words: Transgender experiences of depersonalization The nature and impact of depersonalization Depersonalization is a dissociative symptom that encompasses certain feelings and experiences of oneself or the world as … Continue reading

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Does the public need more time to learn about transgender people?

By 1933, so much knowledge about transgender people had already been accumulated at the library of Germany’s Institute for Sexual Science, the Nazi party chose to burn it all in front of a crowd of thousands. This happened 12 years before … Continue reading

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