Autogynephilia: A scientific review, feminist analysis, and alternative ‘embodiment fantasies’ model

@article{Serano2020AutogynephiliaAS,
  title={Autogynephilia: A scientific review, feminist analysis, and alternative ‘embodiment fantasies’ model},
  author={Julia M. Serano},
  journal={The Sociological Review},
  year={2020},
  volume={68},
  pages={763 - 778}
}
  • J. Serano
  • Published 1 July 2020
  • Psychology
  • The Sociological Review
It is generally accepted within psychology and among trans health providers that transgender people who transition do so because they have a gender identity that is incongruent with their birth-assigned sex, and distinct from their sexual orientation. In contradiction to this standard model, the theory of autogynephilia posits that transgender women’s female gender identities and transitions are merely a by-product of their sexual orientations. While subsequent research has yielded numerous… 

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