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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I find Cardiff feels very safe, albeit I've had to recognise that as a trans woman, many of the constraints that apply to other women about personal safety in public spaces also apply to me.
Much sexual research on trans women, however, implicitly assumes heterosexuality (and a cis male partner), whether it is research on vaginal depth post-vaginoplasty, research on libido that assumes lack of erectile function is desirable, or research on HIV-related risk that assumes a trans woman having anal sex without a condom is the receptive partner in a semen-exposed activity.
But a trans woman identifies as female, not because of the genitals she was born with or how others see her, but for completely different reasons, based on her own understanding and experience of her gender.
Isis King created waves as the first trans woman to compete on America's Next Top Model.
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141) Nireah was a young trans woman and Brandie was her cisgender friend.

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