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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Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb 23 (ANI): The Supreme Court to hear the writ petition filed by trans-woman Shanavi Ponnusamy, who alleged Air India, refused her a job due to her gender, on March 5.
New Delhi [India], Feb 23 ( ANI ): The Supreme Court to hear the writ petition filed by trans-woman Shanavi Ponnusamy, who alleged Air India, refused her a job due to her gender, on March 5.
Maria later claimed a trans-woman was one of her attackers.
News about the appointment of a trans-woman scientist as director of this prestigious public research institute was all over the media.
Lastly, Baptiste"s public presence as a trans-woman scientist is interesting to analyze because it reminds us of the cultural stereotypes that Colombians have of trans-people: weird subjects found only in beauty parlors or whorehouses.
The timeframe was defined considering Baptiste"s appointment as director of the Humboldt Institute in 2011; I wanted to trace her media presence before and after to analyze the relevance that the media has given to her gender performance as a trans-woman in relation to her performance as a scientist.
In the following three sections, I begin by introducing Baptiste"s media presence, both as a trans-woman and as a scientist.
Riya Sarkar, who had undergone sex realignment surgery, is perhaps the first trans-woman in India to have been entrusted with the job of a presiding officer.
Some non-trans women question if a trans-woman, who has not shared the full experience of being a woman from birth, can truly understand what it's like to be a woman.
14 (ANI): A trans-woman has written a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind, seeking permission for mercy killing as she was allegedly refused the job of cabin crew in Air India due to her gender.
14 ( ANI ): A trans-woman has written a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind, seeking permission for mercy killing as she was allegedly refused the job of cabin crew in Air India due to her gender.
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