It is often the preferred term for those who change their role permanently, as well as others who, for example, cross-dress intermittently for a variety of reasons including erotic factors also referred to as transvestism. Routledge, Journalists should avoid overemphasizing the role of surgeries in the transition process. Archived from the original on 25 April An Invitation.
Moreover, GID is not necessarily permanent and is often resolved through therapy or transitioning.
A person whose gender identity is both male and female, or neither male nor female. Community Life:: Encyclopedia of Social Deviance.
Genetic anomalies that are particularly associated with unusual genital appearance are: