A word that describes a wide variety of people whose gender identity is different to the sex they were assigned at birth. The term transgender can include a number of sub-categories, including, among others, transsexuals, cross-dressers, transvestites, genderqueer and consciously androgynous people.
Similar to homophobia, transphobia is the fear of, or aversion to trans people or those perceived to not fit accepted male-female gender norms. Transphobia can also be internalised.
Those born with the wairua of a woman.
The Chinese word for comrade (the literal meaning of the characters is same will or same purpose). It has taken on various meanings in various contexts since the 20th century. Since the 1990s, the term is increasingly used to refer to sexual minorities mainly in Taiwan and Hong Kong and increasingly in Mainland China, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender …