Her lectures in point form:
*Recently more people diagnosed with GID but not MTF or FTM but X-Jenda as she calls it.
*But the news on X-jenda can be found in magazines from the year 2000 which is way long before.
*diagnosed GID is easier to explain to family / colleagues the situation of being X because its a medical condition
*in a way media representation on GID is more recognized than homosexuality?
*X-jenda is a trump card
*Sei Doitsu Sei Shogai (GID) diagnose is necessary in order to get
-officialy change name and identification
-institutionaal recognition, possibility of social recognition
-the desire to transition form either male-female/female to male, more increasingly individual diagnosed with GID-X-jenda
-gay/lesbian terms too well known
-separation of gender/sexuality
-homosexuality imagined as gender normative
*categories are shrinking, women,gay,men are insufficiant for describing individual identity
*2011now socially recognized the terms becoming more institutionalized
*X-jenda identity is means to orientate trans issues into society
*no matter how free an individual desires to be of gender, this is possible even concepts such as 'androginy' were used of gender intheir difficulties
-identify as X-jenda (not women) is what allows her to move beyond determinism of female gender expactation-distinguish themselves from gategory 'gay'.
*It's a term that they feel adequately captures how they identify themselves.
*some MTX individual wearing women clothes or feminie clothes with the intention of confrontational against hetero-normative society, X-jenda for them means to express their opposition to the gender binary in society. It's a political statement.
*Not a choice, perfectly describe the situation they're in. Diagnosed GID
*Some against the term GID as they said they're perfectly normal...
Actually i just found the link to her article, better go here for more clearer information and research: