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Harry Benjamin said in 1966: ..seems evident that the question "Is the transsexual homosexual?
" must be answered "yes" and " no." "Yes," if his anatomy is considered; "no" if his psyche is given preference. "No" if reason and common sense are applied and if the respective patient is treated as an individual and not as a rubber stamp.
Another reason for objecting to the term transsexual is the concern that it implies something to do with sexuality, when it is actually about gender identity.
For example, Christine Jorgensen, the first person widely known to have sex reassignment surgery (in this case, male-to-female), rejected transsexual and instead identified herself in newsprint as trans-gender, on this basis.
These labels thereby ignore the individual’s personal sense of gender identity taking precedence over biological sex, rather than the other way around." Psychologist Stephen T.
The word transsexual is most often used as an adjective rather than a noun – a "transsexual person" rather than simply "a transsexual".
Like other trans people, transsexual people prefer to be referred to by the gender pronouns and terms associated with their gender identity.
For instance, it is difficult to decide whether a transman erotically attracted to males is a heterosexual female or a homosexual male; or a transwoman erotically attracted to females is a heterosexual male or a lesbian female.
Any attempt to classify them may not only cause confusion but arouse offense among the affected subjects.