1908: Trans-sexual = Cross-sexual

The Medical Times, December 1908

So far as we have been able to observe, either in the historic or individual sense, a strong, deep, pure trans-sexual love which is the theoretic and, to a large degree, the actual basis of marriage, is absolutely unaffected by ecclesiastic or civil rulings with regard to future developments. But, the general knowledge that a possibly intolerable condition will be compulsory, does, so far as we can observe, influence the tendency to yield to the beginning of such a passion. The burned child does not always shun the fire — indeed, in this particular it is surprising how frequently he puts his hands into it again and is deliciously warmed instead of burned — but the child who has seen his companion, burned also frequently benefits by the vicarious experience.

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  1. again only dissimilar; the author is merely referring to the type of hetero relations as purely traversing the sexual plane.

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