I think it was Mike Dixon who had what I think is a plausible explanation from Charlie Lutes: that a person is carrying non physical gender qualities over from a previous life time.
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <authfriend@...> wrote: > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Seraphita" <s3raphita@> wrote: > > > > - In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" wrote:> > > Manning says she's always been a woman in her mind/psyche. > > > > This Manning "chap" becomes more embarrassing by the day. > > From the Wiki article on the US Military and gays I read: > > While restrictions on sexual orientation have been lifted, restrictions > > on gender identity remain in place due to Department of Defense > > regulations; transgender Americans thus continue to be barred from > > military service. > > > > Sorry Chelsea - you're in the wrong line of work. > > Not any more. She's been dishonorably discharged. > > She said she joined the Army to try to overcome her sense > that she was a woman. Now that the trial is over and she's > out of the Army, she's decided to go for it. > > FWIW, research is increasingly showing that gender dysphoria > has biological causes. It's beginning to look as though a > man, say, doesn't want to be a woman because he's screwed > up, but is screwed up because he wants to be a woman. > > It's hard to imagine what it must be like to feel you're in > the wrong kind of body and to know that everybody thinks > you're someone you know you aren't--and for this to be the > case from the time you were a very little kid. That would > mess with anyone's mind. >