FtM and MtF, the two faces of transition
More women than men are transitioning - indeed, more girls than boys - reversing the proportions of the past. But the two apparently different phenomena do not emerge from the phallogocentrism and normativity of the male gaze. The fight against gender stereotypes needs to be intensified. Especially for the sake of minors
The phenomenon of transition appears to have profoundly changed in the last thirty years. The main change - though not the only one - concerns the biological sex of the people who decide to transition, which is now more females than males. Female-to-male FtMs were once an absolute rarity. The proportions were roughly one FtM for every hundred MtF, and even then they were two worlds anthropologically different and distant from each other. Today, FtMs make up the clear majority [...].