Thanks for letting us know. Warnings Avoid dangerous "conversion" or "reparative" therapies that seek to change a child's gender identity. Counselor Education and Supervision. This practice has become increasingly controversial as intersex adults speak out against the practice. Part of this section is transcluded from Causes of transsexuality. Yes, many people will identify with some of the characteristics mentioned in this article.
This diagnosis is often misinterpreted as implying that transgender people suffer from GID; this misinterpretation has greatly confused transgender people and those who seek to either criticize or affirm them.
Listen to how your child identifies. It is totally up to you who, when, and how to come out, and it can even be a slow, step-by-step process. Distinctions between the terms transgender and transsexual are commonly based on distinctions between gender psychological, social and sex physical.