Misunderstandings: Transsexual vs transgender

( submitted by Wade Stevenson)

Confusion about gender? You’re not alone… What follows is an article talking about misunderstanding about gender variant identities and illustrates a good reason for education using current, up to date accurate information increase awareness and reduce that chances of misunderstanding and possibly discrimination.

An article by RACHEAL MCGONIGAL originally published in the blog WWW.Stuff.co.nz    

The other day, I read this article: ‘Transsexual vs Transgender, What’s the difference?’, in the Montreal Gazette and it got me thinking.

In the last six months, I have been told a few times that the term transsexual is an antiquated word and no longer used, and that ‘transgender’ is the new transsexual… (read more)

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