Here's a guide to words well-known throughout the transgender community and yet misunderstood, misused, or unknown in the world outside the T. It seems for every letter and every color in the LGBTQI rainbow, there is a specialized language known only to members of that community and some of its allies. And when it comes to a group as outspoken — and as persecuted — as transgender people, there are many words which carry a negative connotation, or are used to describe actions or events that can be demeaning, condescending, and also triggering. So, here are 10 of the terrible words used by and about those trans folks assigned male at birth AMAB and assigned female at birth AFAB as well as the gender-nonconforming — often referred to as GNC, just so you know. For those of us who are trans, perhaps you'll want to send a link to family and friends, to help them better understand you.
10 Words Transgender People Want You to Know (But Not Say)
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Evidence for large increases in females identifying as trans. While the explosion in referrals of children to gender identity clinics could be explained by greater societal and parental awareness and children feeling more comfortable in coming out, what is more difficult to explain is the drastic sex ratio reversal of females presenting with gender dysphoria. Not all of them will necessarily medically transition, but more and more females are distressed enough about their gender to seek mental health and medical advice. It is important to understand what is driving this trend. It is relevant to note that while more people may be coming out the current observed ratio of females to males with gender dysphoria in youth clinics does not match the numbers of transitioners in the adult population in the most recent past.