Transsexual parenthood and new role assumptions

  title={Transsexual parenthood and new role assumptions},
  author={Elena Faccio and Elena Bordin and Sabrina Cipolletta},
  journal={Culture, Health \& Sexuality},
  pages={1055 - 1070}
This study explores the parental role of transsexuals and compares this to common assumptions about transsexuality and parentage. We conducted semi-structured interviews with 14 male-to-female transsexuals and 14 men, half parents and half non-parents, in order to explore four thematic areas: self-representation of the parental role, the description of the transsexual as a parent, the common representations of transsexuals as a parent, and male and female parental stereotypes. We conducted… 

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