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Common myths

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Here are some of the common myths surrounding transgender people.

Due to overlaps in content, some are instead covered on our general FAQ page as well as our FAQ for Parents. The Chinese translations may also not match exactly, as the English text has been updated since then.

Myth: Transitioning makes people suicidal

Myth: Transitioning doesn’t treat the root of the problem and worsens mental health

Myth: Transgender people transition out of internalised homophobia.

Myth: Most people regret transitioning / surgery

Myth: Transgender men transition to escape sexism and/or gain male privilege

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