Female-to-male (FtM) transgender people's experiences in Australia: a national study

Tiffany Jones, Andrea del Pozo De Bolger, Tinashe Dune, Amy Lykins, Gail Hawkes

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Abstract

This Briefs is the first national study on female-to-male (FtM) transgender people?s experiences in Australia. It describes an extensive study that fills the current gap in Australian research on the specific experiences and beliefs about transition for contemporary Australian FtM transgender people. Following an overview of current literature on the various aspects of and approaches to transgender issues, this briefs describes in detail the design, participants and findings of the study. The Briefs offers useful statistics and stories related to participants' identities, education, health, sexual and social lives. It ends with recommendations to all those working in the various offices and institutions that FtM transgender people encounter in their everyday life, and represents and invaluable resource for researchers, service providers and gender diverse communities alike.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
PublisherSpringer, Springer Nature
Number of pages154
ISBN (Electronic)9783319138299 , 3319138294
ISBN (Print)9783319138282, 3319138286
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in sociology
ISSN (Print)2212-6368
ISSN (Electronic)2212-6376

Keywords

  • transgender
  • gender
  • health and well-being
  • education

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