On TheTransgender Community

A nice overview of Trans history, stereotypes and terminology…

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Switching from sexuality to gender, this article is all about the transgender community.

Transgender is an umbrella term for those individuals whose gender identity does not match with that assigned for their physical sex. It includes, among others, transmen, transwomen, genderqueer people, crossdressers, and drag queens/kings. In its general sense, it refers to anyone whose behavior or identity falls outside of stereotypical expectations for their gender. Transgender people may identify as straight, gay, bisexual, or some other sexual orientation. Sometimes shortened as trans.

The History

There is so much to say about the history of the transgender community; it could probably be a blog in itself. However, since these posts are meant to be mostly the basics, I’m going to take information from the same text I’ve looked at for the past three posts. Here’s the lowdown:

Virginia  Prince coined the term transgenderist in the mid-1980s, which…

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A disabled, trans/agender fairy bear living in the American Southwest and passionate about social justice, the environment, Trans/ LGBTQIA+ equality and combating bullying.
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