As part of a series of editorials about transgender experiences, we are featuring personal stories that reflect the strength, diversity and challenges of the community. Welcome to this evolving collection. After a lifetime of coming to terms with my gender identity, I made the decision to transition on the job back in late I was worried that it might be grounds for termination, so I consulted with Human Resources to confirm that my position would remain secure. They demonstrated their support, and I began the process of transitioning in the workplace.
List of transgender characters in film and television
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This is a list of films and television shows with transgender people and transgender fictional characters. Several movies feature transgender issues as a central part of the plot element, or well known movies in which a transgender character plays a minor but important role:. Category:LGBT culture. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikimedia list article. This article needs additional citations for verification.
Transgender Lives: Your Stories
Transsexual people experience a gender identity that is inconsistent with, or not culturally associated with, their assigned sex and desire to permanently transition to the gender with which they identify, usually seeking medical assistance including hormone replacement therapy and other sex reassignment therapies to help them align their body with their identified sex or gender. Transsexual is a subset of transgender ,    but some transsexual people reject the label of transgender. Norman Haire reported that in ,  Dora R of Germany began a surgical transition, under the care of Magnus Hirschfeld , which ended in with a successful genital reassignment surgery. In , Hirschfeld supervised the second genital reassignment surgery to be reported in detail in a peer-reviewed journal, that of Lili Elbe of Denmark.
Panic set in when my editor asked me to select a representative chapter from "Trans Figured. Agonizing over my decision, I settled on Chapter 13, "Love Connection," which captures the light-hearted innocence of the pre-AIDS, gay community of the early '80s. Love was in the air, in a time of optimism and promise.