trans woman


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trans woman

A male-to-female transgender or transsexual person who was an assigned male at birth but identifies as female.

The terms trans woman and its synonym, male-to-female transsexual, are often used for individuals who have not been physically re-assigned/transitioned, and many prefer the simple word women if the process is complete.
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As of this writing, she's the youngest trans woman to be taken from us this year.
The activist and journalist found it "ridiculous" that Jenner, a trans woman herself, allegedly continues to support Trump after he authorised banning trans people from serving in the military on Friday.
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I struggle against my oppression -- my gender oppression as a trans woman and my ethnic oppression as a Mizrahi Jew, and if I turn a blind eye to an oppression of another people, this would be hypocrisy.
The Transgender Day of Remembrance was founded in 1998 by Gwendolyn Ann Smith, a trans woman who is a graphic designer, columnist, and activist, to memorialize the murder of a woman in Allston, Massachusetts.
While she was working on her Masters degree in her 40s, Alex, now 51, discovered a new way of looking at gender, which was not restricted to just male or female and began living fully as a trans woman.
Fox had gained notoriety a few months earlier in March 2013 after being forced out of the closet as a trans woman in a sex-segregated combat sport.
The passage of the Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Sex Characteristics Act (GIGESC) followed an apology from the government to a trans woman Joanne Cassar who was successful in her fight to marry her husband.
But next month, Turkey will go to the polls where Deva Ozenen, the country's first trans woman to run for a parliamentary seat , will have a place on the ballot.

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