Transgender is an umbrella term for persons whose gender identity, gender expression or behavior does not conform to that typically associated with their sex at birth. Read the latest news reports surrounding this topic. Olympic champion and reality star Caitlyn Jenner , formerly known as Bruce Jenner, hit the headlines when she announced she was transitioning into a woman in Transgender Transgender woman can't make transactions as bank thinks 'she sounds like a man'. Mario Lopez, Jr. Transgender Transgender woman reveals how years-long secret almost destroyed her relationship Susan Cuthbert, 49, wore her partner's clothes in secret for years before she stepped out in public as a woman in
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10 Transgender People Share What They Wish They Knew Before Transitioning
And most existing families break apart when a spouse comes out as transgender. Justine Smithies and Tadhg McMullan are two transgender people living in Scotland, each with a unique story. It was very difficult to make male friends as we just had nothing in common. I spent the first 36 years of my life trying to live how society had told me I should, as male, but I knew that I was female inside and this nearly destroyed me.
As part of a series of editorials about transgender experiences, we are featuring personal stories that reflect the strength, diversity and challenges of the community. Welcome to this evolving collection. Please upgrade your browser. Site Navigation Site Mobile Navigation Transgender Lives: Your Stories As part of a series of editorials about transgender experiences, we are featuring personal stories that reflect the strength, diversity and challenges of the community. I was ashamed of how I felt and stuffed down what I thought was a terrible secret, only to be met with open arms and discover affirmation, validation, and love.