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transgender

(trăns-jĕn′dər, trănz-)
adj.
1. Identifying as or having undergone medical treatment to become a member of the opposite sex.
2. Of or relating to transgender people.
n.
One who is transgender.

transgender

individuals who do not fit within rigid gender norms and incorporate one or more aspects, traits, social roles or characteristics of the opposite gender.

transgender

adjective Referring to a person with both male and female gender expression.
 
noun A person with both male and female gender expression.
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She added that people were not accepted us and the transgender were facing accommodation problems in Peshawar and across the province, adding that whenever they hire a building for accommodation the owners were demanding double rent.
We celebrate and honor differences among all students and we condemn any vitriolic messages that disparage transgender identity or transgender students in any way.
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Many who are transgender identify the rejection they experience as rooted in the teachings of organized religion.
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The elevated mental health burden among transgender youth is hypothesized to result from experiences of social stress such as family rejection, bullying, violence, victimization, and discrimination, which occur due to disadvantaged social status," all confounders not accounted for if present for these patients, the authors noted.
To support these students in keeping focused on their grades, responsive administrators have worked to improve school climate by educating classmates and staff about the needs and experiences of transgender kids, says Peter DeWitt, an author and former school principal in upstate New York.
Williams is a transgender man - assigned female at birth who identifies as a man - and prefers masculine pronouns when referred to by others.

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