A trans woman sometimes trans-woman or transwoman 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. Trans women may be heterosexual , bisexual , homosexual , asexual , or identify with other terms such as queer. The term transgender woman is not always interchangeable with transsexual woman , although the terms are often used interchangeably. Transgender is an umbrella term that includes different types of gender variant people including transsexual people. Trans women face significant discrimination in many areas of life transmisogyny , a subset of transphobia , including in employment and access to housing, and face physical and sexual violence and hate crimes, including from partners; in the United States, discrimination is particularly severe towards trans women who are members of a racial minority , who often face the intersection of transphobia and racism.
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Photo by Alyza Enriquez. When I was 10 years old, I was a boy that looked like a girl. My something neighbor used to congratulate my mother on what a beautiful young lady I was becoming. Thirteen years later, my boobs have budded—courtesy of modern medicine—but my voice has also dropped like a brick. I can now pass, at least, if I'm quiet. Passing is a refusal of the nonconsensual boyhood I lived for 19 years—kind of like how, as a baby vegetarian, I ate hamburgers at family barbecues for lack of a better option at the time. Many trans people feel passing is about being perceived by others as their authentic selves. In addition to affirming identity, gender passing, when it's physically available to trans women, can be a way for them to access resources they might otherwise not be able to.
Not everyone is comfortable with his or her own skin. In fact, millions of individuals around the world feel strongly that they were born into a different sex. Thankfully nowadays, science and modern technology provide these individuals with the opportunity to correct that mistake and be in the gender they want to be. GID is not a mental illness, rather what needs to be addressed are the anxiety, stress and depression that go with it. So many brave men and women have taken the step to be open about their true selves. The road to embracing their true sexuality is often not easy. Here are 10 amazing before and after transgender transformations from both sexes — male to female and female to male.