The study also found that autogynephilia is common in this group: 42% of the study group reported experiencing autogynephilic arousal, whereas only 12% of straight men and 0% of gay men did.
Sexual attraction to transgender people has been the subject of scientific study and social commentary.
Psychologists have researched attraction toward trans women, cross dressers, non-binary people, or a combination of these.
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The analysis revealed three groups: 42.9% were gynandromorphophiles, who "sought cross-dressers, transvestites, transsexuals," or individuals with both "male primary and female secondary sexual characteristics"; 31.1% were gynandromorphophilic cross-dressers, who identified themselves as transvestites or engaged in cross-dressing and sought partners who did the same; and 26.1% were residual cross-dressers, who identified themselves as transvestites or engaged in cross-dressing, but sought "masculine" men or did not specify their desired type of partner.
and noted that the expressed interest in trans women was sometimes used as a basis for denying a more stigmatized self-identity.
In these seven, two had male actors only, two had female actors only (with fingering as the penetrative sex), and three had gynandromorphic stimuli: a gynandromorph and a man, a gynandromorph and a woman, and a gynandromorph with another gynandromorph.
Their responses replicated the finding that gynandromorphophilic men are distinct from gay men; the responses of the gynandromorphophiles were not distinguishable from those of the autogynephilic male crossdressers, however.
As an example, they described a case who "said that he was 'bisexual' rather than 'gay' because he was able to think of the transwomen as women".
As part of HIV prevention research in 2004, Operario et al.
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