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transsexual

, transexual
1. a person who permanently acts the part of and completely identifies with the opposite sex
2. a person who has undergone medical and surgical procedures to alter external sexual characteristics to those of the opposite sex

transsexual

a person who experiences a profound and constant dislocation between his or her physiological sex and his or her ascribed GENDER. Sometimes there is a desire to change physiological sex so that this comes into line with subjective feelings of gender identity The term ‘transsexual’ was introduced in 1953.

transsexual

[tran′sek·shə·wəl]
(psychology)
An individual whose chromosomes, gonads, and body habitus mark that individual as a member of one sex, but who feels psychically to be of the other sex, with an overwhelming desire for sex reassignment through surgical and hormonal intervention.
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com)-- Requiring persons to use only showers, locker rooms, and even restrooms which correspond to their "assigned at birth" gender are unfair to M2F transsexuals who have had genital reconstruction surgery, and also place them at high risk of sexual assault or even rape when they are forced to be naked in the presence of men, says public interest law professor John Banzhaf of GWU Law School.
I believe this service could be one of the first in the UK for transsexuals and I hope it will be a great success.
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It is important to know if the transsexual person, along with the legal recognition of her identity, has also recognized the right to marry a person of opposite sex from her sex newly acquired (i.
The first case in which a transsexual made an application under the ECHR was Van Oosterwijck v Belgium (1981) in which the applicant, a Belgian lawyer, argued that the Belgian legal requirement to carry identification everywhere constituted a violation of his Article 8 and Article 12 rights (respectively: right to respect for private and family life and right to marriage).
openly transsexual judge in the nation was elected to the California
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22) A post-operative transsexual would likely be able to attain a birth certificate change to recognize the acquired sex by using this process.
She was living in Cwmbran and had a GP who was supportive of transsexuals and their needs.
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The biggest dilemma for a Muslim transsexual is the ID card, because it states they are a Muslim man but when you look at them they look like a woman," she says.