transwoman

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transwoman

(trăns′wo͝om′ən)
n.
A transgender person who lives as a woman.

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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Dorce is also one of Indonesia's best-known transsexual women. (2) A close viewing of these two films is useful not just for what is revealed about the construction of Dorce as a celebrity who crossed both gender and class boundaries, but also for what the films tell us about cultural attitudes to gender and social mobility in late New Order Indonesia.
Sass Rogando Sasot, a known staunch supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte and co-founder of the Society of Transsexual Women of the Philippines (STRAP), and blog site Thinking Pinoy hinted on social media that a ranking Liberal Party official was pregnant.
However, the interest in addressing this issue has arisen through the observation of how discourses on these subjects take place, especially in the media, where one can observe an objectification of transsexual women.
A total of 15 trans people (10 transsexual women, 1 transsexual man, 2 travestis, and 1 homosexual [who used hormones and adopted a female name]) residing in the municipalities of the metropolitan region of Greater Vitoria composed the study group.
I understand the arguments against the insult, but I don't think these torch-wielders realize that transsexual women do not own the experience of gender crossing or the language created around it.
she texted me saying they exchanged pictures XXX's...and what not....I'm liked shocked...didn't know he was down for Us beautiful Transsexual WOMEN," the source revealed to (http://thedirty.com/2014/05/exclusive-jennifer-lopezs-beau-casper-smart-is-having-sex-with-my-transexual-friend-sofie/) TheDirty.com
There is normative currency in motherhood for transsexual women, as the 'ability' to give birth and nurture a child is surely clear 'proof' of one's (reproductive) 'femaleness'.
Laughter would be an entirely sufficient response, were it not for the pernicious persistence of the "paranoid style" in US politics and cultural life--certain strands of feminism not excepted--and for the seeming effortlessness with which transsexual women can be slotted into a phantasmatic structure that imagines a stealthy enemy at once foreign, internal, and (as is increasingly the case) Orientalized and Islamized.
As at least 45 years' professional discourse on transsexual related issues has taught, (American Counseling Association, 2009; American Psychiatric Association, 2000; Benjamin, 1999; Carroll, Gilroy, & Ryan, 2002; World Professional Association of Transgender Health, 2011) that although not all identify as female, transsexual women specifically do not identify as men.
Kim was very comfortable, and we talked about the barriers to transsexual women having mammograms.
"There are transsexual women and transgender women and suddenly it becomes poisonous because there are some people in this world that believe being gay is a choice," Fox News quoted her as saying.
These are samples of the few profiles posted on the first- ever matrimonial site for transsexual women: www.