cross-sex

cross-sex

(kros′seks″)
Pert. to or involving a member of the opposite sex.
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Over the years, the of children to the Centre from 468 a year, a more than Children can be treated with hormone blockers and from the age of 16 can be prescribed cross-sex treatment of oestrogen or testosterone, causing irreversible changes to the body.
Cross-sex hormones and acute cardiovascular events in transgender persons: A cohort study.
Other transgender people realize that their gender identity is not on the binary (neither male nor female), so they no longer need cross-sex hormones or surgeries to affirm their gender identity.
Cross-sex interaction among children that is guided by a sensitive teacher can help minimize the gender stereotypes children bring to school.
We then argue for the cultural conceptions of gender relationships including the two modes of symmetrical cross-sex (complimentary) gender relationship concepts.
"These results may indicate the need for long-term vigilance in identifying vascular side effects of cross-sex estrogen," the authors write.
It comes as no surprise that "problems in family dynamics can play a role." Although the vast majority of children with gender dysphoria "naturally grow out of it, if they aren't encouraged to transition," some children approaching puberty are given puberty blockers "to prevent the normal process of maturation and development" and then, around age 16, are given cross-sex hormones, which they will have to continue taking throughout their lives.
The practitioner should also verify the applicant has "completed all medical treatment associated with the applicant's gender transition, the applicant has been stable in the preferred gender for 18 months, and if presently receiving cross-sex hormone therapy post-gender transition, the individual has been stable on such hormones for 18 months."
A long-term study, conducted by Wierckx et al., on the effects of cross-sex hormones reported there are cardiovascular and skeletal risks associated with hormone therapy within the MTF transgender group.
We are both passionate about taking up leadership positions and this was the focus of our conversations before we started talking about other issues such as relationships, school work and personal interests.Has anyone ever cautioned you about cross-sex friendship?brPhyllis: Nobody has ever said it to me directly, but some people hint at it when I tell them that Elly and I are just friends.
Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists are recommended to delay puberty, and cross-sex hormone therapy may be indicated at a developmentally appropriate age (26).
(9) There is no evidence, however, that long-term high-dose androgen therapy causes endometrial or cervical cancer, (10) and the data on endometrial cancer in patients on cross-sex hormone therapy are limited such that a causal relationship between testosterone and these malignancies cannot be established.