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Brain Structures Differ Based on Gender, Sex & Sexual Orientation

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I first want to acknowledge my limited experience and knowledge-base regarding LGBT rights and history. This is not meant to be my opinion on LGBT individuals. This is what I learned this week on my journey to becoming a behavioral neuroscientist; I found it enlightening, interesting, and valuable information. I have nothing but the utmost respect for members of the LGBT community. Regarding gender differences, these are general (average) differences and should not be taken as an affront or judgment toward either sex.

“At early stages of fetal development the embryo is capable of becoming either a male or a female.” What hormones determine the sexual characteristics of males and females during development?

In the early stages of development both males and females have Mullerian ducts, wolffian ducts and gonads. Before the 6thweek both males and females have a non-developed genital tubercle, urethral fold, urethral groove, genital fold…

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I'm beginning a long and exciting journey. I've been diagnosed with PTSD, Bipolar I, and Anxiety Disorder but I don't feel that any of these things have to define me. I'm planning to document my journey as thoroughly as possible in hopes of helping others find their way!

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