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Gender IdentityPlay
Transgender emphasizes an individual's identification with a gender other than their birth assignment. SlideA transgender person might say, 'I've always felt like a woman, despite being assigned male.'
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Sensitive TermPlay
Use 'transgender' sensitively and respectfully; it's an important aspect of someone's identity. SlideHis brother is transgender and prefers to be called James now.
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Not a VerbPlay
'Transgender' is not a verb. Do not use it to imply an action of changing gender. SlideCorrect: She is transgender. Incorrect: She transgendered last year.