To put this in another form, this index is supposed to reflect on the amount of freedom certain cultures give self-expression and hence forms of gender variance which then somehow impact the percentages of non-homosexual (ie. woman-loving) transsexuals.
While Silly Ol You is analyzing fairly complex data here, the take away from her exercise is that there is sample bias going on and that the different studies out there give HII measurements which Blanchardians wouldn’t like. She references two Kay Brown original posts which defend the Lawrence hypothesis.
Why am I not so surprised?