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Posted on: 07/23/2007
can i be a transsexual? i behave like boys.
Sex is our biology - we are all male or female, while gender is not always the same as our biology, and people vary along a gender dimension from ultra feminine to ultra masculine. Transsexual suggests you want to change your biology - whether you have a penis or vagina. But transgender may be more of what you mean, if you like dressing or acting more male than female. Being a biological female and having a gender role that is more masculine, is common.
If you are struggling with these questions, there are places that can help. Please look at the links on this page: Resources for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning Youth