Definition of transgenderism in English:


Pronunciation: /transˈdʒɛndərɪz(ə)m//tranzˈdʒɛndərɪz(ə)m/


  • [mass noun] A state or condition in which a person's identity does not conform unambiguously to conventional ideas of male or female gender.

    • ‘LGB focuses more on your sexuality, while transgenderism is about gender identity, which is fundamentally different from your sexual orientation.’
    • ‘I hope that you will talk to others about what you have learned about transgenderism.’
    • ‘It's heartwarming, funny and packs a real punch about a subject that doesn't get enough attention: transgenderism.’
    • ‘He was the first to raise the issue of transgenderism in Parliament in the 1990s.’
    • ‘He added: "I was quite troubled at school but my world just clicked after my teacher explained transgenderism to me."’