At 4/3/15 10:11 PM, Entice wrote:
At 4/3/15 12:58 AM, Painbringer wrote:
So anyone who hasn't had a sex change operation or hormone replacement therapy is a cis.Well trans people are still trans before hormones and surgeries, and cis people (extremely rarely) transition either by mistake or for some weird psychological reason
Right. And there are trans people who chose not to change their bodies as well, confoundingly enough.
Transgender: the biological gender conflicts with one's perceived gender identity
Transsexual: the person has has altered his/her body to match a perceived gender
Cisgender: preconceived ideas of gender and biological sex match
Not sure if cissexual is a thing. I assume it would mean that one has not changed one's biological sex.
My question is, would transgender identity be an issue if men and women were not perceived as different based on their biological sexes, i.e. if gender equality existed and no sex was considered weaker, stronger, masculine, or feminine. If masculinity and femininity were not ingrained as concepts in our minds, would we have transgendered people, transsexuals?