Is gender identity genetically determined, or is it just a psychological thing?
Like, i know there have been found differences in brain structure based on gender, and that these differences are not dependent on what biological gender you were born as (eg, mtf brains are similar to cis-fem brains, in some respects. Both mtfs and cis-fems have 'feminized' brains, in other words), but are these similarities caused by your genes or is gender identity developed as you grow up or something?
Does anyone know?
most of it is social construct- "girl behavior" and "boy behavior" are a pastiche of social expectations that are learned from an early age and reinforced by cultural norms; deviance is punished. very little of it is innate although, broadly speaking, males and females to tend to display some stereotypical behaviors, and hormones definitely affect behavior- mlaes are objectively more violenmt and aggressive than females, and females are objectively more emotionally aware and likely to communicate, but those are population effects. Personally, it's mostly training and inclination.
brain sex is now fully debunked
>Our results demonstrate that regardless of the cause of observed sex/gender differences in brain and behavior (nature or nurture), human brains cannot be categorized into two distinct classes: male brain/female brain.
I get that not everything about you is just 'genetic', and that genes may have very indirect effects on your brain.. What i'm asking is if we know whether or not gender identity is genetically determined at birth (aka, innate) or we can become male or female as we grow up, depending on some external factors.
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I have no idea if these exist but does anyone know if there any LGBT story podcasts like those old radio stories?
Can FtM be drag queens? Can MtF be drag kings?
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In theory, yes.
In practice? You're not gonna see that much because it tends to trigger bad memories of growing up as the "wrong" sex.
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>You're not gonna see that much because it tends to trigger bad memories of growing up as the "wrong" sex.
Not for FtMs. Average FtM is in male only clothing and gender expression from the age of ~7.
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Where are all the normal trans girls at? Why does it seem like every support group meeting I go to is filled with nasty ass hons or hons in training? And every single one I've been to as well, people try to validate themselves by implying I'm not trans enough. Just because I'm young and attractive (in boy mode and girl mode), bitches be salty.
And while I'm at it, jesus. tittyfucking. christ. the conversations these women have is like some caricatured sex and the city bullshit. It's like they're trying to convince themselves of their womanhood.
I just want to make friends with normal girls who know what all this bullshit is like. Not hons, not mother gaia sjw tumblrtards, not genderfluid omnisexual vegan demiboys.
What city are you in. I'm in one of the largest in the country and the support group is still terrible. I think its just a fact of life that support groups are only cool if you are in one of those with early transitioners which of course requires that you are earlier as well. I'm talking like high school age limit or below.
Is lebianism a real thing?
It just seems to me that lesbianism is a mental disorder or some kind of psychological condition (like transgender). Are lesbian women what happens when people have an extreme case of penis envy? Why do lesbian women dress like men and why is this ok? Why do gay men not dress as women (in public, at least)?
Also why don't lesbian animals exist in nature?
also i'm not against lesbianism or transgenderism but i just want to know.
You must not get out alot.
Not all lesbians are poltical lesbians but it does happen. The thing is the people who are poltical lesbians tend to be the ones who really are "LESBIANS" a lot lesbians are just normal women
After 5+ years of hrt I still jizz but it's much thinner/slicker in consistency; anybody else had the same experience or know how this compares with female ejaculate compositionally? And for those of you post-op who used to ejaculate despite hrt, does a degree of this continue to happen after surgery or are the prostate/seminal vessels removed or altered such that it doesn't?
Your jizz has less semen and more ejaculate. Its like when you jerk off a 12 year old and his cum is mostly clear with white wisps. Your testes have stopped/slowed down but your production of sperm so you are just left with the liquid.
Where can I find cute clothes that make me look gayer? I'm a femboy soon to be trans in the long future that hopes to wear my collection of skirts and leggings out in public ,but right now I'm a skinny college freshman fag and I wear nothing but jeans and hoodies. What outfits could I wear that would make normies and more importantly other cute gay guys notice that I'm gay. Not overty gay but subtle with a hint of homosexuality.
Do girls really sleep naked with their token gay friends?
Seems quite putrid to me.
What do I say when people ask what music I listen to? I'm still closeted so I can't actually tell them what I listen to because it's too gay
Are there any 5'11 trans women who actually pass and don't look weird, misshapen or something? Even bio women with this height barely "pass" just look at how everyone doubts Taylor Swift's biological sex so it would probably help my confidence a little to know that I don't have to kill myself over my height.
For the record I am not asking you to hugbox me, just to provide some evidence that such women actually do exist.
I'm 6'1" and still pass. The thing you have to realize is most models are around 6 foot, so as long as you're hella skinny you can get to that statuesque look and people will be all about you
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Gonna post this here, it's from the previous thread. I'm thankful for the advice and help I received! I just wish to get some more takes on it that's all.
Help me out here legbutts. I get these urges from time to time and they usually last a few months. During these few months I want to be a girl so bad. I almost cry when I see beautiful girls, wishing that was me, and at the same time I feel as if my sexdrive has gone through the roof, but I only want sex if I can take on the girl's position. During these few months (more or less) I feel so confused and it's annoying as shit. When it's 'over' I become depressed and I try to 'man up' and hide it away again. My psych. believes that it comes as a result of a manic episode, but the problem is, I've felt confused about gender since I was 9. Ever since 9 I've had girls toys and I've had girls clothing that I'd wear / play with when no one were home etc. When I hit puberty it became something sexual and at age 15 I developed a female alter ego. What do you think, legbutts? Thanks in advance.
Could you elaborate? When you say you had girls clothing you'd play in when no one was home - in what way? In a "stereotypical" way or just however you would?
When you developed said alter-ego, was it sexual? That's kind of a big point here actually, how much of it is connected to arousal? From just what you wrote there it's a little conflicting but kinda leaning towards sounding like AGP.
Don't feel bad about me saying that though, I just want some elaboration on what you do / feel while you dress as a girl and such
Of course, anon. I would play with the dolls and wear the clothes. 4 out of 10 times it'd be in a stereotypical way, the remaining 6 would be sexual and therefore the style also became more sexual. But as previously mentioned, it become something sexual when I was 14/15, before that it was a heartache and a burning urge. Pre 14/15 there were no sexual acts involved. Since the alter ego developed in the midst of the sexual development, the alter ego is strictly sexual, but I still dress, act and behave in a girly manner when no one are near - it's only sexual when I'm in the mood; here's where the alter ego peaks.