News about transgender issues, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times. An ambitious survey of underrecognized gay artists of the last half century. An analysis by the Center for American Progress found that the Trump administration was less likely to investigate claims of discrimination against L.
Professor of Sport Management and Sr. Edition: Available editions United States. Transgender and non-binary people are often pressured to hide their gender identity at work.
Letters: Observer article reinforces trans stereotypes. Published: 4 Aug I'm a trans woman.
Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. The term transgender refers to people whose sense of their own gender differs from what would be expected based on the sex characteristics with which they are born. A transgender person may identify as a trans woman, meaning one who has transitioned to live as a woman despite having been born with male genitalia; a trans man, or one who has transitioned to live as a man; or nonbinary, which connotes a sense that one is not strictly a man or a woman.
Transgenderterm self-applied by persons whose gender identity varies from that traditionally associated with their apparent biological sex at birth. In its original and narrower sense, transgender referred to males and females who respectively gender-identify as females and males. In a later and broader sense, it has come to designate persons whose gender identities incorporate behaviours and traits traditionally associated with the opposite sex.
Particularly when no specific groups or actions on the part of this lobby have actually been cited. The assertions being made are astonishing — that a nefarious pro-trans lobby is putting pressure on the NHS and schools to make children transition. Why, then, did it not have one single transgender person or charity giving a comment on the claims?
She was unable to withdraw money from her account because the operator thought she was a different person, despite passing security questions beforehand. Miss Westerleigh has been told she will have to travel to her nearest branch, in central Nottingham, to make transactions. I do feel uncomfortable ringing up my bank.
Benita Arren was the third person to join an innovative study of transgender individuals in Belgium. Credit: Bea Uhart. Benita Arren wishes that the human body came with instructions.
Transgender people have a gender identity or gender expression that differs from their assigned sex. Being transgender is independent of sexual orientation :  transgender people may identify as heterosexual, homosexual, bisexualasexualor may decline to label their sexual orientation. The term transgender is also distinguished from intersexa term that describes people born with physical sex characteristics "that do not fit typical binary notions of male or female bodies".