Transgender Sexualities

This entry considers transgender sexualities through discussion of various sexual behaviors and practices outlined not only by researchers and clinical professionals but also by transgender people and their partners. This entry also discusses several contentious and controversial debates and topics in the academic and clinical literatures on transgender sexualities—namely, sex work and HIV transmission and autogynephilia. The entry concludes with a discussion of potential directions as well as the need for expanded research in the area of transgender sexualities. Of note is that the entry does not extensively consider the various sexual orientations with which transgender people may self-identify.

Sexual Behavior and Practices

The sexual behaviors and practices of transgender people, just like those of cisgender people, vary on the basis of both sexual identification and ...

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