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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There is no evidence of the management of this organization to helping a single trans woman to access the education system, obtain a housing loan, demand her rights in the health system, or free herself from threats against her integrity (Field diary, Researcher 1).
"I guess other people have other things going on in their lives than being concerned about a trans woman getting murdered."
Reality TV personality Caitlyn Jenner was ambushed by a trans woman over her supporting US President Donald Trump.
I am a trans woman performing my own variety of female masculinity.
"If we had known this at the start, things would have been so much better for our trans client." So said management at an aged care facility after the shock of discovering a client who had been admitted as a male was actually a trans woman." It wasn't the trans person's fault nor the service's fault.
You will cause an awkward moment in rehearsal and anxious feeling if you have a trans woman singing in the bass section or a trans man in the alto section.
I COULD relate to the trans woman whose grandparents won't let her be herself around the house (Dear Coleen, Nov 9).
In the first episode, trans woman Judy (Rebecca Root) and her younger lover Leo (Harry Hepple) are planning their future together but a career opportunity threatens it.
In an informal Skype discussion with a young trans woman, Lia, (v) I was allowed one perspective regarding singing dysphoria.
One of the real heroes of Stonewall, the instigator that sent out the sparks that lit the fire, was a then-17 year old Puerto Rican trans woman named Sylvia Rivera.
For instance, the video Roundtable Discussion, 2016, documented a panel with Black Lives Matter cofounder Patrisse Cullors, African American trans woman and LGBTQ activist CeCe McDonald, and undocumented trans Latina leader Jennicet Gutierrez.
Astonishingly, "I Am Woman" gives the reader a glimpse of what it is like to be a "not so privileged" trans woman in America and highlights how Husu overcomes the surmounting odds stacked against her, in order to live a healthy, loving, and meaningful life.

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