Conflation of gender dysphoria and body dysmorphia seems hard to imagine to those who are very well aware of both of these terms. However, it seems to be a fairly common point of confusion in articles about transgender individuals and extremely prevalent in the comments sections of other transgender related articles.
Preface: I may or may not use the proper terminology throughout this, as I'm just trying to articulate how I, personally, feel. If I inadvertently offend anyone, please let me know. I promise it's out of ignorance, not hate.
When it was announced last week that Chaz Bono would be appearing on the new season of Dancing With The Stars, the show's apparently quite-bigoted fanbase took to the internet to express their outrage. Chaz's mother, Cher, took to twitter to defend her son, and this morning he responded to all of the hoopla himself: