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Transgender is an umbrella term for people who don't identify with the sex they were assigned at birth
She is transgender, which means she was born a male but is really a female

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Adjective, a word describing a person who does not identify with their birth sex characteristics. Because this word is an adjective (a word used to describe a noun), a transgender person shouldn’t be called “a transgender” or “transgendered”. Such examples of a transgender person include:

-A person who was born with a vagina and identifies as a male, is called an FTM (Female to Male) transgender person.
-A person who was born with a penis but identifies as a female, is an MTF (Male to Female) transgender person.

— When you meet a transgender person, do not ask them about SRS (sexual reassignment surgery) or HRT (hormone replacement therapy) unless they are comfortable with you asking them. Also there is no “one” surgery like “did you get THE surgery” There are numerous surgeries for transgender folk
— Do not ask a transgender person when they became trans, they didn’t become transgender because they always were transgender. Instead, ask them when they transitioned (physically), if they are comfortable with that question.
— If you want to know more about transgender people, don’t bother somebody who isn’t comfortable with you poking and prodding them, instead, watch some YouTube videos on the topic, they will answer more questions than you can think of.
trans woman- “Hello. I am a transgender woman and I would appreciate if you would treat me as a normal woman. I would not like the fact that I am transgender to get in the way of how you may perceive me, so just think of me as any other woman thank you.” (and vise versa)
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Someone who identifies as a gender other than what they were assigned at birth. Currently, if a baby is born with a vagina, they are assigned female at birth, or afab, and if they are born with a penis, they are assigned male at birth, or amab. Cisgender people identify with the sex they were assigned at birth, while transgender people don't.
Transgender is an umbrella term, containing men who are afab (trans men), women who are amab (trans women) and people assigned either sex that feel like both or neither genders (non-binary or genderqueer). Some trans people may take hormones or undergo surgery to make their body match their gender, and to treat dysphoria. Others are perfectly fine with their body, and only want minor or no changes. However, unless they feel comfortable discussing it with you, it is extremely rude and invasive to ask a trans person if they are on hormones or if they've had surgery yet.
Note that a trans person doesn't have to fit into any gender role. Much like cis men and women, a trans man can be feminine, while a trans woman can be masculine.
Jamie was assigned male at birth, but is female. She is a transgender woman, is taking estrogen, and has plans for bottom surgery in the future.
Max was assigned female at birth, but is male. He is a trans man, but has no plans for hormones or surgery.
Riley was assigned male at birth, but goes back and forth between feeling masculine, feminine, and somewhere in the middle. Xe is genderfluid, and has no dysphoria, except for on days when xe wants to female pass.
Yael, the author of this article, was assigned female at birth, but doesn't really feel like any gender. They are genderqueer, and want top surgery.
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someone who feels like they arent their birth sex. someone born with a vagina is afab, someone who is born with a penis is amab, and someone who has a mixture of both parts or a mixture of hormones is intersex.
transgender people do not have to have gender dysphoria, but they can have either dysphoria or gender incongruence. incongruence is simply not feeling right, while dysphoria is negative and has a negative impact on how you view yourself.
trans folks can be binary transgender, or nonbinary, have no gender, or a mixture of binary and nonbinary, as long as they dont identify with their agab.
person a: "hey, i heard that carter is transgender and wants to be called rose now."
person b: "oh, valid!"
and they move on, like rad people. be like them. be cool.
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transgender is an umbrella term for transitioning/transitioned people. basically anybody that isn't cisgender - & sticks to one type of pronoun uwu. so non-binary, genderqueer, two-spirits, & non-cisgender females/males.
transgender people r people that's gender does not fit their body - more specifically, their genetalia. their brain does not align with their body.
genderqueer pal: "mom, i'm transgender.."
a gud mom: "i still love u! what r ur pronouns hon?"
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Someone whom is born with a male or female body and has the opposite brain.

FTM Transgender: Person born female with a male brain.

MTF Transgender: Person born male with a female brain.

Most importantly it is NOT a mental illness.
I am transgender.

He is transgender.

She is transgender.
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