In the mids, his group examined the postmortem brains of six transgender women and reported that the size of the central subdivision of the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis BSTc or BNSTca sexually dimorphic area in the forebrain known to be important to sexual behavior, was closer to that of cisgender women than cisgender men. Journal of Psychiatric Research. Smith et al. We met in the late afternoon and enjoyed our frozen yogurt in perfect patio weather. He believed that small boys tend to admire their mothers to such a degree that they end up wanting to be like them.
Most transgender people are men or women.
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