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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 73-75

Transgenderism: Facts and fictions


Thanigai Illam, 23rd Cross, 30 Besant Nagar, Chennai, India

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Thanigai Illam, 23rd Cross, 30 Besant Nagar, Chennai - 600 090, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5545.44917

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The nosology associated with transgender phenomena is undergoing rapid revisions. This phenomenon is mentioned in ancient cultures and the allusions to it are variously described in the Indian literatures. The trials and tribulations of the isolated segment of the human population are surmised from two autobiographical accounts of writers. The measures to improve the life of the transgender population are suggested.



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