transsexual

Pronunciation:
|tran(t)(s)ˈsekSH(o͞o)əl|
Definition:

A fairly well-known term which can mean one of two things:



1. Someone who was born as one gender but identifies as a member of the opposite sex, and wants to be considered as such.



2. A male/ female does not identify with the gender that they were born as and decides to undergo a sex change, to have his/ her physical attributes and genitalia match with the gender they wish to identify with.



Transsexual transitions can be either MTF (male to female) or FTM (Female to Male)

Example:

Ralph is a transsexual, he was born a woman and transitioned to a male, he even underwent a full sex change.

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