Transgender people are people whose gender identity is different from the gender they were thought to be at birth. “Trans” is often used as shorthand for transgender. When were born, a doctor usually says that were male or female based on what our bodies look like.
What is the meaning of transgender woman?
A trans woman is a woman who was assigned male at birth. Trans women may experience gender dysphoria and may transition; this process commonly includes hormone replacement therapy and sometimes sex reassignment surgery, which can bring relief and resolve feelings of gender dysphoria.
What do you do if your child is transgender?
How can I help my child?Show your child explicitly that you accept them and want to support them if they are feeling confused about, or coming to terms with, their gender-identity. Be patient if they dont want to talk about it, and focus on listening and finding out what its like for them when they are ready.More items