What it means to be Transgender
This article has been written with a medical understanding of what it is to be Transgendered and is not a personal account. Each individuals personal understanding of being Transgendered will be different. However, this does not invalidate their opinion; but only when you have experienced living with Gender Dysphoria can you truly appreciate the complexity of the condition.
When a child is born, a doctor says, "It’s a boy" or "It’s a girl." Assigning someone's sex is based on biology -- chromosomes, anatomy, and hormones. But a person's gender -- the inner sense of being male, female, or both -- doesn't always match that sex. Transgender people say they were assigned a sex that isn’t true to who they are.