A male raised as a female in Samoa. A family without a female child, cannot be of help to the mother doing the daily chores. They are not discriminated against for this lifestyle and are acceptable as a girlfriend, or even heterosexual marraige. They are considered the 'Third' sex. The other tags are not really the same...there are always exceptions, aren't there!
Watch out, now... The best looking women in Samoa are all Fa Fa Fee Nay."
I read all of the other definitions, they are all wrong! 'LOP' is used as a commonplace description in the California Department of Corrections since at least the 80's. So many inmates over the years going home have made it popular terminology on the street too. As an inmate, 'LOP' status means 'Loss Of Privileges', a result of said inmate not following policy... Among the correctional staff, it means "Low Overall Performance"... though no officer or supervisor I ever asked, could ever verbalize what it meant or stood for! So, I figured it out perfectly for that environment!
Inmate... "Bitch, dat's the last time you pull dat shit on me and don't cook! You on LOP status til you gain some respect fo' me! Get me a Hennessy!"
C/O... "What a LOP! He didn't hand out the TP (toilet paper) on Third Watch!