The following comes from a renowned Gender Specialist here in Australia
In my experience with nearly 400 patients with gender issue's in a primary care,non referred setting,I have found that individuals with variant karyotypes or forms of intersex are certainly overrepresented in the transgendered population.I perform a karyotype very selectively: most clients are not tested.The diagnosed group includes two XXY clients who made a typical transition,one XXY with feminine feelings who decided not to transition or take testosterone,one XXY person who transitioned on estrogen but,also takes a small dose of testosterone,one XXXY mosaic individual who takes estrogen but identifies as Intersex,one person with XX male phenotype who initially transitioned in a transgendered setting but now identifies as Intersex,two XYY individuals who have transitioned,one person with Grade 2 AIS who has transitioned to female and identifies as transgender and one CAH woman with dual gender feelings. This amounts to 2.5 per cent of the population.
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