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A trans woman sometimes trans-woman or transwoman is a woman who was assigned male at birth.

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Trans women may experience gender dysphoria and may transition; this process commonly includes hormone replacement therapy and sometimes sex reassignment surgerywhich can bring immense relief and even resolve gender dysphoria entirely.

Trans women may be heterosexualbisexualhomosexualasexualor identify with other terms such as queer. The Cis women dating trans women of color transgender woman is not always interchangeable with transsexual womanalthough the terms are often used interchangeably.

Transgender is an umbrella term that includes different types of gender variant people including transsexual people. Trans women face a vast amount of discrimination transmisogyny Cis women dating trans women of color, a subset of transphobiaincluding in employment and access to housing, and face physical and sexual violence and hate crimes, including from partners; discrimination is particularly severe towards non-white trans women, who often face the intersection of transphobia and racism.

Both transsexual and transgender women may experience gender dysphoriadistress brought upon by the discrepancy between their gender identity and the sex that was assigned to them at birth and the associated gender role or primary and secondary sex characteristics. Both transsexual and transgender women may transition.

A major component of medical transition for trans women is estrogen hormone replacement therapywhich causes the development of female secondary sex characteristics breastsredistribution of body fat, lower waist—hip ratioetc.

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This, along with sex reassignment surgery can bring immense relief, and in most cases, rids the person of gender dysphoria.

The term trans woman originates from the use of the Latin prefix trans- meaning "across, beyond, through, on the other side of, [4] to go beyond" and woman. However, she elaborates on it by saying that being a trans woman often has a negative connotation.

Levitt provides a simpler description of trans woman.

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