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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We believe that the election of selfidentifying transwomen as women's officers and their inclusion on allwomen shortlists is reducing and undermining female representation in the Labour party.
We believe that the election of self-identifying transwomen as women's officers and their inclusion on all-women shortlists is reducing and undermining female representation in the Labour party.
I worked for groups like Mama Cash, an international women's fund supporting organizations that work for women, girls and transwomen around the world; I tried to influence the mainstream while remaining a bit outside.
This means that all of your employees--including transwomen or men or those who identify as nonbinary--will expect to have equal rights when it comes to expressing their fashion tastes.
You'd also think lesbians, like old school feminists, would embrace anyone who rejects the patriarchy and male privilege, which many transwomen do as they claim their inner woman or sense of femininity or whatever they associate with those labels.
Other surgical options include facial surgery, breast removal or augmentation, and a new procedure where the vocal cords are operated on to raise the pitch of the voice for transwomen.
25) Although La Mission does not feature transwomen in its cis-gay male plot, it does makes key alliances with cis-heterosexual women of color feminisms through Lena's African-American character.
Because society could traffic you, especially transwomen.
At completion of the study, 99 transmen and 42 transwomen had taken part.
Trans-Harming Care: Comparing the Experiences of Latin American, Caribbean and Dutch Transwomen With the Dutch Healthcare System
Sample was selected from university students of Islamabad and Rawalpindi (N=300); using the Urdu translation of "Attitude towards transwomen scale" (Jami, 2013) and its adapted version i.