Why is it important to know the difference between transgender and transsexual? It’s also important to understand the differences between these two groups because in spite of some similarities they face many different struggles, including different forms of discrimination.
What’s the difference between a female and a transsexual? Most of these people describe themselves as transgender. A transgender woman lives as a woman today, but was thought to be male when she was born. A transgender man lives as a man today, but was thought to be female when he was born.
Is transsexual and intersex same? Intersex is not a part of the trans umbrella (such as transgender or transsexual) nor is intersex a form of gender diversity, because intersex is not about gender, or transition. Intersex is about bodies; about congenital physical differences in sex characteristics.
Can intersex people reproduce? Can Intersex People Have Babies? Intersex people can—and do—have children. The reproduction basics need to be possible for this to occur, which typically includes the ability to have vaginal intercourse that results in implantation within a healthy womb.