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Aaron H. Devor (born Holly Devor in 1951) is a Canadian sociologist and sexologist known for research of transexuality and transgender communities. Devor has taught at the University of Victoria since 1989 and is currently dean of graduate studies. Maclean's, a Canadian weekly news magazine, described Devor as "an internationally respected expert on gender, sex and sexuality."
Early life and education
Devor earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from York University in 1971, a master's degree in communications from Simon Fraser University in 1985, and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Washington in 1990. A trans man, Devor transitioned in 2002 at age 51.
Devor was a member of the HBIGDA task force which created the sixth edition of The Standards of Care. He has collected first-person narratives of transsexual experiences and has done extensive biographical research on trans man Reed Erickson.
- Devor H (1989). Gender Blending: Confronting the Limits of Duality. Indiana University Press, ISBN 978-0-253-20533-9
- Devor H (1994). Transsexualism, Dissociation,and Child Abuse An Initial Discussion Based on Nonclinical Data. Journal of Psychology & Human Sexuality Volume: 6 Issue: 3
- Devor H (1997). FTM: Female-to-Male Transsexuals in Society. Indiana University Press, ISBN 978-0-253-21259-7
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