Transgendering, Migrating and the Role of Autogynephilia

Dr. Richard Ekins,

PhD, Sociologist, Transgender Archive, University of Ulster at Coleraine

with Dr. Dave King

PhD, Sociologist, University of Liverpool

ABSTRACT: The purpose of this paper is to set the stage for a dialogue about the role of the erotic (sexuality) within the 'migrating' mode of transgendering. In particular, we want to raise a topic which is currently hotly debated within some sections of the transgender community, namely that of 'autogynephilia'.

 

Republished as "Transgendering, Migrating and Love of Oneself as a Woman: A Contribution to a Sociology of Autogynephia" in the International Journal of Transgendersism, Volume 5, Number 3, July - September 2001

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