Moods do not necessarily correlate to some sort of neuro-pathological state e. I intuitively knew this article was bogus and that there is no possible way this trans disease could be anything other than a mental illness. People who admit a lack in evidence, but also give me true insight into what gender identity means to them. When an individual faces social stigmatizing for no other reason then being denied thier self expression. You can focus on gender all you want, but you can NOT force anyone else to do the same. And when you combine that with the cost of anesthesia and post-surgery hospital rest, the number soars. As transgender people take hormones they take on the physical traits of the gender they are taking the hormones for.
A report from the Williams Institute estimates that there are over 15, transgender individuals serving on active duty and there are overtransgender veterans.
Furthermore, over a third of Americans maintain the belief that transgender people have some form of mental illness, and just under a third of Americans believe that transgender people are committing a sin. IF you are still reading, I would suggest using the Google to research privilege, the lives daily of marginalized persons non-white, non-binarymedical research- use. Waves crash over the sea wall at Tynemouth in the north east of England.
It is so backward, I might laugh, but it is a serious matter when society thinks as you do.