A trans woman is a woman who was assigned male at birth. Trans women may experience gender dysphoria and may transition; this process commonly includes hormone replacement therapy and sometimes sex reassignment surgery , which can bring relief and resolve feelings of gender dysphoria. Trans women may be heterosexual , bisexual , homosexual , asexual , or identify with other terms such as queer. The term transgender woman is not always interchangeable with transsexual woman , although the terms are often used interchangeably. Transgender is an umbrella term that includes different types of gender variant people including transsexual people.
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A trans man sometimes trans-man or transman is a man who was assigned female at birth. The label of transgender man is not always interchangeable with that of transsexual man, although the two labels are often used in this way. Transgender is an umbrella term that includes different types of gender variant people including transsexual people. Many trans men choose to undergo surgical or hormonal transition, or both see sex reassignment therapy , to alter their appearance in a way that aligns with their gender identity or alleviates gender dysphoria. Although the literature indicates that most trans men identify as heterosexual meaning they are sexually attracted to women ,   trans men, like cisgender men, can have any sexual orientation or sexual identity , such as homosexual , gay , bisexual , pansexual , or asexual , and some trans men might consider conventional sexual orientation labels inadequate or inapplicable to them, in which case they may elect to use labels like queer. The term trans man is used as a short form for either identity transsexual man and transgender man. The term transsexual originated in the medical and psychological communities.
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The Intersex Society of North America closed its doors and stopped updating this website in For current information, links to intersex support groups, and to connect with intersex advocates, please head to interACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth. People who have intersex conditions have anatomy that is not considered typically male or female. Most people with intersex conditions come to medical attention because doctors or parents notice something unusual about their bodies.