With that said. I'm here for help on a story I'm writing in which the main character is a FtM transsexual, and has Asperger's syndrome. I have no trouble portraying the trans aspect, as I am trans myself; however, I don't have AS. What I'm wondering is this -- does anybody have any idea how the "lack of understanding of social communication & norms/emotional cues" part of AS would impact the character's experience of gender dysphoria?
On a second note, another question, this time more specifically about Asperger's -- I've done a fair deal of research, as I said, and from what I gather people with Asperger's have difficulty grasping sarcasm/humour/etc. Would a person with AS be completely unlikely to utilize sarcasm in his/her own speech?<-- *grins* Answered pretty unanimously! Looks like I was completely off on this one, which is actually nice to know. Thanks to everyone who responded!
Thanks in advance for any help!