It is not known whether there is a biological basis. Archived PDF from the original on March 4, Retrieved January 10, While advocates continue working to remedy these disparities, change cannot come too soon for transgender people. The reasons for seeking mental health services vary according to the individual. In Thailand and Laos the term kathoey is used to refer to male-to-female transgender people  and effeminate gay men.
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National Coming Out Day. Also, in Fa'asamoa traditions, the Samoan culture allows a specific role for male to female transgender individuals as Fa'afafine. Retrieved April 4, France removed gender identity disorder as a diagnosis by decree in  but according to French trans rights organizations, beyond the impact of the announcement itself, nothing changed. The reasons for seeking mental health services vary according to the individual. Retrieved August 10,
Attraction to transgender people Kinsey scale Monosexuality Romantic orientation. These include people whose gender identities are not exclusively masculine or feminine but may, for example, be androgynousbigenderpangenderor agender —often grouped under the alternative umbrella term genderqueer  —and third-gender people alternatively, some references and some societies conceptualize transgender people as a third gender. Retrieved 5 December Drag artists have a long tradition in LGBT culture. In addition to male-men oroane and female-women makunrai Sexuality Research and Social Policy.