Autogynephilia and the typology of male-to-female transsexualism: Concepts and controversies.

  title={Autogynephilia and the typology of male-to-female transsexualism: Concepts and controversies.},
  author={Anne A. Lawrence},
  journal={European Psychologist},
  • A. Lawrence
  • Published 23 March 2017
  • Psychology
  • European Psychologist
Abstract. Sexual scientists have recognized for over a century that biologic males who seek sex reassignment – male-to-female (MtF) transsexuals – are not a homogeneous clinical population but comprise two or more distinct subtypes with different symptoms and developmental trajectories. The most widely used typologies of MtF transsexualism have been based on sexual orientation and have distinguished between persons who are androphilic (exclusively sexually attracted to males) and those who are… 

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