Typology of male-to-female transsexualism

@article{Blanchard1985TypologyOM,
  title={Typology of male-to-female transsexualism},
  author={Ray Blanchard},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={1985},
  volume={14},
  pages={247-261}
}
  • R. Blanchard
  • Published 1 June 1985
  • Psychology
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
This study tested a prediction derived from the hypothesis that asexual and bisexual transsexualism are actually subtypes of heterosexual transsexualism. Two questionnaire scales measuring erotic attraction to males and females were administered to 163 male-to-female transsexuals. A cluster analysis of their scores divided the subjects into four groups: heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, and asexual. Fisher Exact tests were used to compare the frequency with which subjects in the four clusters… 
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