The Transgender Experience Transgender people may ultimately transition physically and socially in ways they feel are congruent with their identity.
Voices from Beyond the Sexual Binary. It notes that there are no universally-accepted definitions, and terminology confusion is common because terms that were popular at the turn of the 21st century may now be deemed offensive. The failure of an attempt to raise David Reimer from infancy through adolescence as a girl after his genitals were accidentally mutilated is cited as disproving the theory that gender identity is determined by upbringing. To conclude, there is still plenty of research and solid knowledge to be gleaned in the area of transgender individuals.