The Case Against Autogynephilia

@article{Serano2010TheCA,
  title={The Case Against Autogynephilia},
  author={Julia M. Serano},
  journal={International Journal of Transgenderism},
  year={2010},
  volume={12},
  pages={176 - 187}
}
  • Julia M. Serano
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Transgenderism
  • ABSTRACT Autogynephilia is a paraphilic model that states that all male-to-female (MtF) transsexuals who are not exclusively attracted toward men are instead sexually oriented toward the thought or image of themselves as a woman. The assertion that transsexual women are sexually motivated in their transitions challenges the standard model of transsexualism—that is, that transsexuals have a gender identity that is distinct from their sexual orientation and incongruent with their physical sex… CONTINUE READING
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