More than half reported suffering physical ailments, such as dehydration or kidney problems, because they were afraid to use the restroom while out.
Every so often, a media outlet will publish a profile of a child who believes he or she is transgender, and the story will prompt disbelief.
More recent studies suggest that less than 4 percent of people who get gender-reassignment surgery regret it.
There are websites, You Tube channels and even books dedicated to the topic.
One writer, Walt Heyer (who regrets his own transition), claims that 20 percent of transgender people regret transitioning, 41 percent attempt suicide and at least 60 percent suffer from some kind of mental illness.
(“Eonism,” a term for cross-gendered behavior, refers to the diplomat.)In impassioned speeches announcing a lawsuit against North Carolina's so-called bathroom law, Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Vanita Gupta, the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division, said the law discriminated against transgender people.
(Reuters) In the United States and Europe, doctors have written about transgender patients since at least the 19th century.