Trans Woman

Trans Woman

(compound noun)

A woman who was not apparently intersex at birth and was mistakenly assigned male at birth. Trans women are not necessarily feminine, in the same way that cisgender women are not necessarily feminine. Trans women may or may not transition physically, legally, or socially. Those decisions are based on their understanding of their relationship with gender and their access to transitioning within their culture.

e.g. Macy is a trans woman who has just started HRT.

Further reading to gain expanded context:

Trans Women Are Women. This Isn’t a Debate. | The Root

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