One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Denoting or relating to a person whose sense of personal identity and gender does not correspond with their birth sex.‘a transgender activist and author’Compare with cisgender‘the series will chronicle a group of Chicago women united by the shared experience of being transgender’
- ‘That debate itself has become a primary source of suffering for millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people.’
- ‘I started to identify as transgender about 3 months before entering college.’
- ‘Members get access to a variety of message boards and one of the largest databases of gay, lesbian, and transgendered singles on the Net.’
- ‘Youth are coming out as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered at increasingly younger ages.’
- ‘First, in the view of transgender advocates gender is simply a matter of individual identity.’
- ‘‘Writing the play, it began to dawn on me that she was a transgendered person,’ she says.’
- ‘Issues of gender and transgender, butch and femme, masculine and feminine are on my mind lately.’
- ‘And while she has been active in transgender activists' protests following her daughter's death, she is struggling to put her life back together.’
- ‘One can ask several questions about transgender sexuality and gender identity.’
- ‘Most of my fellow co-workers and volunteers were gay, lesbian and transgender people whose lives and relationships had been totally decimated by the disease.’
- ‘She was, as a woman, presumptively a target of gender violence, with or without any transgender identity she may have had.’
- ‘Any unease expressed by the parents or the other students is clearly secondary next to the transgendered student's basic human rights and liberties.’
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