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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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Foster's testimony echoed a reality for transgender men, women and children in Texas that's tough to reconcile with Republicans' proposals to limit bathroom use in schools and local government buildings to what's on a person's birth certificate.
The Pentagon has refused to release the number of transgender troops currently serving.
Military chiefs recently announced a delay on allowing transgender people to enlist.
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The multi-branch health care center is also the largest provider for and employer of transgender people in Massachusetts.
The debate on transgender rights has brought to the fore the important distinction between sex and gender.
Some 82 percent of transgender youth reported feeling unsafe at school in a 2011 study conducted by the National Center of Transgender Equality.
This article extends the conception of hermeneutical injustice to transgender experiences and knowledges as they are re-lived and re-situated in legal discourses.
Many of the shows that are incorporating transgender stories and performers--and there are positive examples--are making a concerted effort.
It said that according to primary data collected for the research, the situation of transgender community was not better than before.
Two separate bills on the rights of transgender persons were moved one by Senator Karim Ahmad Khawaja and the other by Senator Rubina Khalid, who are both members of the PPP.
Peshawar -- Provincial government of KPK has issued driving license to 15 transgender persons in first in the history of the province.

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