transgenderism

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Related to transgenderists: Transgenderism, androgynous, Transgenders
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transgenderism

n transgenerismo
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990) and may include cross-dressers, transvestites, transgenderists, drag queens/kings and other gender variant identities.
Bockting defined cross-dressers or transvestites as those "who desire to wear clothing associated with another sex," male-to-female and female-to-male transsexuals as those "who pursue or have undergone hormone therapy or sex reassignment surgery," transgenderists as those "who live in the gender role associated with another sex without desiring sex reassignment surgery," bigender persons as those "who identify as both man and woman," drag queens and kings as "usually gay men and lesbian women who do 'drag' and dress up in, respectively, women's and men's clothes," and female and male impersonators as "males who impersonate women and females who impersonate men, usually for entertainment.
Transsexuals only account for a small percentage of the transgender population as the term also encompasses transgenderists (individuals who live part or full -time as the opposite sex but do not desire sexual reassignment surgeries), and intersex (patients born with atypical chromosomes, genitalia, or reproductive systems), and transvestites (Kenagy, Moses, & Ornstein, 2006).
As the economy collapsed around him last week, the PM found time to host a Downing Street reception for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenderists.
Villora's characters reflect many individuals in contemporary society whose identity is in flux, whether male, female, gay, straight, transsexuals, cross-dressers, transgenderists, or any combination thereof.
The commission says that, among other things, it includes transgenderists, transsexuals, cross-dressers, drag kings and queens, and even gender variants who may not identify with either sex.
Transgender is a grassroots political term that emerged in the early 1990s to refer to a "big-tent" approach to gender diversity; it's an umbrella term that encompasses transsexuals, cross-dressers (formally termed transvestites), transgenderists, drag queens and drag kings, gender-benders, and a wide array of differing identity categories that connote gender-diverse individuals and constituencies.
This definition includes transvestites and transgenderists (part-time and full-time cross-dressers), transexuals (both before and after sex-reassignment operations), and androgynous and intersex (ambiguous or multisex) persons (Carroll & Gilroy, 2002; Gainor, 2000).
For example, in Gagne and Tewksbury's (1998) study of transgenderists (the majority of their volunteer sample consisted of preoperative MTF transsexuals and cross-dressers), most desired to refigure their bodies in such a way as to pass as women.
Bolin, 1998; Parlee, 1998) have described in detail pivotal events in the development of the contemporary transgender movement, including the closing of university-affiliated gender clinics and the subsequent development of private clinics and the organization of the 1992 International Conference on Transgender Law and Employment Policy to fight for the legal and social rights of transgenderists.
Transgenderists may also simply confuse sexual signifiers in their daily presentation of self, living out a sort of purposeful chaos in what is supposed to be an orderly aspect of self and society.
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