trans woman


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trans woman

also trans·wom·an (trăns′wo͝om′ən)
n. pl. trans women also trans·wom·en (trăns′wĭm′ĭn)
A transgender person who identifies as a woman.
Usage Note: Many transgender advocates prefer the open compound trans woman over the corresponding closed compound transwoman.
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In 2006, after her third arrest in Grand Central Terminal, 70-year-old trans woman Helena Stone led a successful fight for new Metropolitan Transportation Authority regulations allowing people to use bathrooms consistent with their gender expression.
When asked as to what they wished others would recognise about their community, their simple answer was: 'A trans woman is also a woman.
It's not only about a woman who is a trans woman," she says.
My dad was very open with his life, so much so that news of his relationship with a trans woman in the early 70s and 80s wasn't really newsworthy nor notable.
Free CeCe BBC3, from Sun, 10am In June 2012, bi trans woman and LGBTQ activist CeCe McDonald from Minneapolis accepted a plea bargain of 41 months for the second-degree murder of a man who assaulted her outside a bar.
A trans woman is a woman who was assigned male at birth, and a trans man is a man who was assigned female at birth.
The chapters on transgender history are interesting, from Lily Elbe (The Danish Girl) to Chloe Allan (the first trans woman to serve in the British Amy on the frontline) and emphasise how frequently transgendered people have been in the vanguard of the movement.
In 2009, Maldonado showed the world what she'd become, making history as the first trans woman to appear on MTV's America's Best Dance Crew in the dance troupe Vogue Evolution.
Another distressed trans woman said that she has an Aadhaar card, but no voter ID card.
The Olympic gold medalist, who revealed her SHOCK identity as a trans woman in April 2015, added she told her son Brandon gradually.
Because of these variables, it is very hard to say for sure whether estrogen actually affects the voice of a trans woman.
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