gender transposition


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gender transposition

Sexology The switching or crossing-over of attributes, expectancies, or stereotypes, of gender-identity/role from ♀ → ♂, or ♀ → ♂. See Gender crosscoding, Gender dysphoria, Sex change.
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Money, Lovemaps: Clinical Concepts of Sexual/Erotic Health and Pathology, Paraphilia, and Gender Transposition in Childhood, Adolescence, and Maturity (New York: Irvington Publishers, 1986).
He stresses that in order to conciliate them and resolve the inner conflict, "the amorous subject gains access to the desiring object" by a "desexualisation of the woman," a gender transposition process--to use Kritzman's own term, a partial erasure--that "keeps the desire alive but extinguishes the anxiety associated with sexual difference" (159).
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