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Transgender is an umbrella term covering all gender identities or expressions that transgress or transcend society’s rules and concepts of gender. To be trans usually means to identify as a gender other than the gender you were assigned at birth. The category of transgender includes people who have the [[Binary Gender|binary gender]] identities of female or male, as well as people with [[Non-Binary|non-binary]] gender identities.
 
Transgender is an umbrella term covering all gender identities or expressions that transgress or transcend society’s rules and concepts of gender. To be trans usually means to identify as a gender other than the gender you were assigned at birth. The category of transgender includes people who have the [[Binary Gender|binary gender]] identities of female or male, as well as people with [[Non-Binary|non-binary]] gender identities.
   
===Further reading===
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==Further reading==
 
 
*Girshick, Lori B. ''Transgender Voices: Beyond Women and Men''. Hanover: University Press of New England, 2008. Print.
 
*Girshick, Lori B. ''Transgender Voices: Beyond Women and Men''. Hanover: University Press of New England, 2008. Print.
 
*Stryker, Susan. ''Transgender History''. Berkeley, CA: Seal Press, 2008. Print.
 
*Stryker, Susan. ''Transgender History''. Berkeley, CA: Seal Press, 2008. Print.

Revision as of 16:12, 23 February 2017

Transgender is an umbrella term covering all gender identities or expressions that transgress or transcend society’s rules and concepts of gender. To be trans usually means to identify as a gender other than the gender you were assigned at birth. The category of transgender includes people who have the binary gender identities of female or male, as well as people with non-binary gender identities.

Further reading

  • Girshick, Lori B. Transgender Voices: Beyond Women and Men. Hanover: University Press of New England, 2008. Print.
  • Stryker, Susan. Transgender History. Berkeley, CA: Seal Press, 2008. Print.
  • Stryker, Susan, and Stephen Whittle. The Transgender Studies Reader. New York: Routledge, 2006. Print.