transfeminine

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trans- +‎ feminine

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transfeminine (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining people who were assigned male but whose gender identities are feminine.
    • 2011, "An open letter to the organizers of TEDxMiddlebury", The Middlebury Campus (Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont), Volume 110, Issue 8, 10 November 2011, page 11:
      [] the same masculinity at the heart of the military’s pervasive homophobia, tolerance of sexual assault, and transmisogynistic practice of court-martialing transfeminine soldiers for “cross-dressing.”
    • 2012, Alessandra Robertson, "Trans Stories", Sex and the Steel City (The Silhouette special edition), page 14:
      Born as a physical male, she now identifies as transfeminine, or pangender.
    • 2017, Michael R. Kauth, Jillian C. Shipherd, Adult Transgender Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Training Mental Health Professionals, Routledge (→ISBN)
      [...individuals for whom] “man” or “woman” may not accurately reflect identity but are nonetheless on the transmasculine or transfeminine spectrum. We also acknowledge the limitations of language in reflecting agender clients who do not identify as masculine or feminine ...
    • 2017, Lynne Carroll, Lauren Mizock, Clinical Issues and Affirmative Treatment with Transgender Clients, An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics of North America,, Elsevier Health Sciences (→ISBN), index:
      Hormonal and surgical options, [...] for transgender women and transfeminine spectrum persons, 99-111

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