By Brian Lee, Felicia Rodriguez and Amanda Voeller
The number of transgender people in the U.S. increases yearly, and in this story, two transgender students in Austin discuss their journeys. One student prepares for medical school while transitioning from male to female, and the other prepares to transfer to UT-Austin while transitioning from female to male. Additionally, Nancy Daley, an educational psychology assistant professor who teaches Human Sexuality at UT-Austin, explains why society often reacts negatively to transgender people and how women’s and men’s gender roles differ.
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