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Transsexual
Glossary Of Terms


DEFINITION:

One who self-identifies opposite of their birth gender. Transsexuals often alter their bodies via surgery and/or hormones. This includes those who go from male-to-female [M2F] and female-to-male [F2M]. Consists of those yet to have surgery [Pre-Op] and those who have had reassignment surgery [Post-Op].
PRONUNCIATION:
trans-sex-u-al (noun)
ALSO KNOWN AS:
Transgender, Male-To-Female [M2F], Female-To-Male [F2M], Pre-Op, Post-Op
EXAMPLES:
Although Mary had lived as a woman for the past five years, she had not yet saved enough money to have reassignment surgery.
ELSEWHERE ON THE WEB::
Transsexuality
Covers the whys, wherefors and whens.

Medical and Other Resources for Transsexual Women
Designed to empower transsexual women with information, opinion, and personal narrative.



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