One's innermost concept of self as male, female, a blend of both or neither — how individuals perceive themselves and what they call themselves. One's gender identity can be the same or different from their sex assigned at birth. External appearance of one's gender identity, usually expressed through behavior, clothing, haircut or voice, and which may or may not conform to socially defined behaviors and characteristics typically associated with being either masculine or feminine. Being transgender does not imply any specific sexual orientation. Therefore, transgender people may identify as straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, etc.
Sex defined by:. Sex Chromosomes. Sexual Dysfunctions. Gender Identity Disorder. Sexual dysfunctions.
Sexual abuse and exploitation of an adolescent girl with gender dysphoria and congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Full Text. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia CAH is a sexual developmental disorder resulting from congenital deficiency and functional impairment of enzymes enabling cortisol synthesis.