Military Draws Transgenders

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Psychologist George Brown, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a former member of the Department of Veterans Affairs has written a new research paper as a followup to his 1988 study of men who enter the military either who are effeminate or have gender identity disorder to “man up” and often take some of the most dangerous assignments or military roles available.
The 1988 study involved only 11 individuals, three who had not been in the military and eight of who were veterans, Department of Defense employees, or service members at the time.… more

Transgenders Want Label Revised

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What Defines A Transgender?
What constitutes mental illness? If a female feels trapped inside her feminine body and wants to be a male, does that mean she has a physical problem or a mental one?
As stated in the most recent 1994 DSM-V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) used by mental health professionals, Gender Identity Disorder or Transvestic Fetishism is the diagnosis given to adults, adolescents and children with a “strong and persistent cross-gender identification.” The umbrella term for Transgender encompasses transsexuals, cross-dressers and others whose self-concepts otherwise do not align with the male or female label that they were given at birth.… more