Unformatted text preview: and gene regulation in brain cells. Social factors are primarily based on the family , as gender identity is thought to be formed by the third year of life.  The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (302.85) has five criteria that must be met before a diagnosis of gender identity disorder (GID) can be made. "In gender identity disorder, there is discordancy between the natal sex of one's external genitalia and the brain coding of one's gender as masculine or feminine ."  Transgender Androgyny · Bigender · Cross-dressing · Drag king · Drag queen · Genderqueer · Intersexuality · Questioning · Third gender · Transsexualism · Transvestism...
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- Spring '10
- brain cells, GID, The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders