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Intersex generally has to do with chromosonal incongruities i.e. XXY, XYY, YY. An intersex person may appear to be male but have female organs from birth or they may change at puberty. They may also have secondary sexual characterisitics from both sexes; a beard and breasts. Intersexed children used to always be 'fixed' at birth on whatever sex was either more obvious, or in a few really bad cases, what was easiest for the doctor to cut. Nowadays parents, doctors and intersexed patients are finding it better to allow the child to grow to adolescence and then make a guided choice if they choose to have any therapy. This way no child is forced to live as one sex when their mind tells them they are the other.

Transgender is a catchall term for person's whose body is physically one single sex but the gender they have (the mind) may not match the physical sex or the mind may be in-between sexes {Have some aspects of both feminine and male roles.} Some transgender persons go on to have surgery to correct the difference between mind and body, but others are able to go without changes and either dress or act in the socially assigned role differently from the body's sex. Those who are preparing for surgery are called transsexuals, those who have had the surgery, women or men.

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