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Male-to-female transsexuals

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    • M-Fs (Male-to-female transsexuals)
    • M2Fs (Male-to-female transsexuals)
    • Male transsexuals
    • MTF transsexuals
    • MTFs (Male-to-female transsexuals)
    • Trans females
    • Trans women
    • Transfemales
    • Transsexual females
    • Transsexual women
    • Transwomen
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    • found: Work cat.: Lewins, F.W. Transsexualism in society : a sociology of the male-to-female transsexuals, 1995.
    • found: Westheimer, R.K. Encyclopedia of sex, c1994:p. 268-269 (male-to-female sex change treatment and surgery, male transsexuals)
    • found: Sexuality : the essential glossary, 2004:entry for transsexual (term refers to both FTMs and MTFs; transwoman)
    • found: Bullough, V.L. Human sexuality : an encyclopedia, 1994:p. 590, etc. (transsexualism; male-to-female (M-F) and female-to-male (F-M); title words in bibliography: male-to-female transsexuals, male transsexualism)
    • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 9, 2012:Trans woman (A trans woman (sometimes trans-woman or transwoman) is a transgender person with a female gender identity. The label of transgender woman is not interchangeable with that of transsexual woman, although the two are often combined or mistaken for the same thing. A transsexual woman is someone who was assigned male at birth but whose gender identity is that of a woman; transsexual women may undergo physical changes to align their body with their gender identity (known as transition). Transgender is an umbrella term that includes different types of gender variant people (including transsexual people) so transgender women could, for example, refer to either a woman who was assigned male at birth, identifies as a woman, but does not wish to undergo physical changes, or a transsexual woman. ... Some trans women who feel that their gender transition is complete prefer to be called simply "women," considering "trans woman" or "male-to-female transsexual" to be terms that should only be used for people who are not fully transitioned.)
    • found: Head, T. The difference between transgender and transsexual women, 2018, via ThoughtCo. website, Oct. 17, 2018(Transgender and transsexual are commonly confused terms that both refer to gender identity. Transgender is a broader, more inclusive category that includes all individuals who do not identify with the gender that corresponds to the sex they were assigned at birth. Transsexual is a more narrow category that includes individuals who desire to physically transition to the gender with which they identify. All transsexual persons are transgender. However, not all transgender persons are transsexual. Transgender women are sometimes referred to as trans women. Some may also be known as male-to-female transsexuals, MTFs, transsexual women, transgirls, or tgirls)
    • found: Why one trans woman wants to discuss sex after surgery, 2016, via Vogue website, Oct. 17, 2018(trans women; trans females; transgender women)
    • found: Surgical management of the transgender patient, 2017:pp. 6-7 (transwomen; transfemales; male transsexuals; male-to-female transsexuals; transsexual women)
    • found: The young M.T.F. transsexual, via The Gender Centre Inc. website, Oct. 17, 2018(M.T.F. transsexuals; transsexual women; transwomen)
    • found: Journal of nervous and mental disease, Mar. 1981:p. 157 (the female transsexual; transsexual females)
    • found: Journal of clinical endocrinology & metabolism, Jan. 2008:p. 19 (male-to-female transsexuals (M2F)) p. 21 (M2F transsexuals)
    • found: International journal of transgenderism, v. 13 (2011):p. 131 (male-to-female transsexuals; male-to-female (MtF) transsexuals; MtF transsexuals) p. 133 (M2Fs (male-to-female transsexuals))
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