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In the final analysis, however, Cindy believes that one is born with a core gender identity that cannot be altered by society.
Alternatively, even if transsexuals and nontranssexuals experience their core gender identity in similar ways, outward manifestations of gender may be more important for transsexuals than they are for nontranssexuals.
Society misreads transpeople for men or women respectively because their outer body does not match their core gender identity. Transsexuality has thus been theorised as an inverted manifestation of Cartesian Dualism.