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transgenderism Line breaks: trans|gender|ism

Definition of transgenderism in English:


[mass noun]
A state or condition in which a person’s identity does not conform unambiguously to conventional ideas of male or female gender.
Example sentences
  • And often, it's confused with transsexuality or transgenderism.
  • Alas, for all the evidence that homosexuality, promiscuity and transgenderism exist in the natural world, it's a little stupid to use this material for political purposes.
  • I have nothing against the gay community at all, but I don't think we should reinforce in the eyes of the general public that transgenderism is all part of the greater gay phenomenon.



Pronunciation: /transˈdʒɛndərɪst/
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • The personal stories of crossdressers and transgenderists - and for that matter, intersexed people - are rare.
  • The feelings of gender are difficult to understand but, to the transgenderist, they are very strong.
  • Female to male transsexuals, transgenderists and cross-dressers who present as men should be addressed as men.

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