Becoming What We Love: autogynephilic transsexualism conceptualized as an expression of romantic love

@article{Lawrence2007BecomingWW,
  title={Becoming What We Love: autogynephilic transsexualism conceptualized as an expression of romantic love},
  author={A. A. Lawrence},
  journal={Perspectives in Biology and Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={50},
  pages={ - 506}
}
  • A. A. Lawrence
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Perspectives in Biology and Medicine
  • The increasing prevalence of male-to-female (MtF) transsexualism in Western countries is largely due to the growing number of MtF transsexuals who have a history of sexual arousal with cross-dressing or cross-gender fantasy. Ray Blanchard proposed that these transsexuals have a paraphilia he called autogynephilia, which is the propensity to be sexually aroused by the thought or image of oneself as female. Autogynephilia defines a transsexual typology and provides a theory of transsexual… CONTINUE READING
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