Trans Woman

Are you a trans woman?

What it means to be a trans woman

A transgender person identifies as a different gender to the one assigned to them at birth and is often described as being 'born with the wrong bits'. Unlike cisgender people, a trans person's journey to having the body they want can be long and complex. Some like to label themselves as trans women to show the journey they are on. They experience gender euphoria when their presentation matches the gender they are. It can happen when people use she/her pronouns for a trans woman and respect their chosen names. All trans women are women regardless of surgeries or hormone replacement therapies.

Are trans women 'real' women?

Of course they are! Let's get this straight, trans women are women, full stop. We don't support so-called Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminists (TERFs), or transphobia here on at all.

How do you know if you're a trans woman?

The answer to this question is different for every person answering it. You might feel uncomfortable identifying as a man, male pronouns (he/him) could make you feel uncomfortable. You might feel like your body isn't right for your self-image, and this discomfort is known as gender dysphoria. You may experience gender euphoria when people refer to you by female pronouns (a feeling of great happiness, contentment and affirmation) or use your preferred name or when you wear certain clothes. It can be any or all of these things. However, this is not a definitive list, and you are the only person who can decide your identity.

How does male to female surgery work?

For in depth answers to this question you should seek the help of a medical practitioner. The physical surgery involves intricate procedures to turn the penis and scrotum into a vaginal canal, labia and clitoris (which is made from the sensitive head of the penis) but this isn't the only part. Hormone replacement therapy is also needed for other changes in the body.

Can trans women get prostate cancer?

A person who was assigned male at birth can get prostate cancer, even if they're taking hormone therapy. There is not enough evidence to say that it makes a difference. If you were assigned male at birth, you have a prostate, and it's essential to educate yourself about prostate health and see your doctor if you have any concerns.

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