This is a great article that discusses the largest study of transgender people in the world. The insights about how the brain and body changes throughout the transition process, and not just once transition is complete, will continue to help provide valuable information about this population.
The research examines once taboo questions about the impacts of gender transition.
Benita Arren wishes that the human body came with instructions. “We have a manual with every little thing we buy, in eight languages, but not for myself,” she says. About a decade ago, Arren was struggling with inner conflict. Designated male at birth, she had secretly dressed up in her mother’s clothes as a child, but she suppressed her feelings for decades.