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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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She shared during the panel interview her journey as transwoman.
For we can reveal India Willoughby will become the first transwoman in the world to co-host an all-female talk show.
Jeffrey Tambor, who plays Maura Pfefferman, a transwoman and the series' centrepiece, wears Maura's face like a sombre portrait of someone who holds her pain close.
In this essay, I look at how I came to adopt labels such as transwoman, lesbian, and others, after initially rejecting them.
TDOR was started in 1999 by the activist and transwoman Gwendolyn Ann Smith, following the 1998 murder of African American transwoman Rita Hester.
An LGBT advocate and transwoman, she's been featured in Laura Jane Grace's "True Trans" series on AOL and on the TV show "Glee.
Gender identity (man / woman / androgynous (209) / genderqueer (210) / boi (211) / transgender / trans / transman / transwoman etc.
58) See Schilt & Westbrook, supra note 39, at 452 ("Almost ninety-five percent of reported cases involve a cisgender man murdering a transwoman, while no articles describe a cisgender woman killing a transman.
In many ways, this was how the public reacted to Christine Jorgensen, a transwoman, assigned male at birth, who, in 1951, became the first person to undergo a publicized sex reassignment surgery.
held that a transwoman plaintiff could meet her prima facie burden under
2) The book's protagonist, a transwoman named Bron Hellstrom, for example, is a "metalogician"--a specialist in a subfield of modular calculus--and works at a "computer hegemony.