Short Transsexualism Survey: Where or how did you learn the word "Transsexual." What do you think it means?

Read all the choices for each questions before you pick your answer! Relax, it's only 4 questions. I just gave you a lot of things to choose from. 1) Did you learn it from: a) a doctor or psychologist unfamiliar with Transsexualism b) a teacher in a classroom c) a specialist in Transsexualism (GRS... show more Read all the choices for each questions before you pick your answer! Relax, it's only 4 questions. I just gave you a lot of things to choose from.


1) Did you learn it from:

a) a doctor or psychologist unfamiliar with Transsexualism
b) a teacher in a classroom
c) a specialist in Transsexualism (GRS surgeon, doctor or gender therapist)
d) a pre-operative Transsexual person
e) a post-operative Transsexual person
f) a Transgendered person (cross-dresser, drag queen, gender queer, etc)
g) a lesbian, gay or bisexual person
h) from a book, newspaper, or serious magazine article
i) from a porn magazine or film
j) from a talk show, or other form of sensationalist media
k) from a serious television documentary, film, news report or bio of a Transsexual person
l) from a serious online website
m) from a porn website
n) from a non-transgendered friend (or friends)
o) from your parents or other adult relative
p) from a brother or sister
q) from strangers
r) not sure
s) other (please list)


2) Does Transsexual mean:

a) a psychological (mental) disorder
b) a physical (body) disorder
c) a combination of mental and physical disorders
d) a person's identity (ex. "that's a transsexual... those are transsexuals.")
d) a sexual fetish or paraphillia
e) a non-sexual form of gender expression
f) it's not a real word
g) I have no idea
h) something else (please list)


3) Do you know a Transsexual person? (yes or no)


4) If you were to find out that the word means something other than what you believe, would you be willing to change your opinion? (yes or no)
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