As a teen with an Ft M (female to male transgender) writes, "I just turned 18 a couple days ago. Here’s the thing, sexual orientation tends to line up with the gender of the person that you are attracted to not with their biological sex.
Females typically have XX chromosomes and males typically have XY chromosomes.A straight-identified teen wonders if having an Ft M (female to male transgender) partner means that she is a lesbian.Figuring out your sexual orientation is complicated for a lot of people, but for someone with a transgender partner, this can raise even more questions.Meeting other intersex people is important and great, and I hope that you can connect with some fantastic intersex folks soon!That being said, WE ARE NOT AN EASY BUNCH TO FIND out in the world nowadays.Furthermore, doctors have not been helpful for putting intersex kids and families in contact with one another, at least in part because of patient confidentiality agreements.But one giant thing has changed since the dark ages of the 1980’s when I was born, that’s helping intersex people find one another today: THE POWER OF THE INTERNET. eleventy billion articles and thinkpieces on how the internet has changed social landscapes, in ways that are argued to be either awesomesauce or awfulsauce #makinwordsup #fakewordfriday #justgowithit #awfulsauceyum??Gender, on the other hand, refers to the cultural, and psychological traits typically associated with one sex or the other.Babies are usually assumed to have a male gender at birth if they have a penis, and a female gender if they have a vulva.If an X sperm fertilizes an X egg, the fetus will be female.If a Y sperm fertilizes the X egg, the fetus will be male.