Sexuality of Male-to-Female Transsexuals

@article{Veale2008SexualityOM,
  title={Sexuality of Male-to-Female Transsexuals},
  author={Jaimie F. Veale and Dave Clarke and Terri C. Lomax},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2008},
  volume={37},
  pages={586-597}
}
Blanchard’s (J Nerv Ment Dis 177:616–623, 1989) theory of autogynephilia suggests that male-to-female transsexuals can be categorized into different types based on their sexuality. Little previous research has compared the sexuality of male-to-female transsexuals to biological females. The present study examined 15 aspects of sexuality among a non-clinical sample of 234 transsexuals and 127 biological females, using either an online or a paper questionnaire. The results showed that, overall… 

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