Retrieved 28 May So that such words are not given credibility in the media, it is preferred that reporters say, "The person used a derogatory word for a transgender person. I had a breakdown on day four post-surgery. Retrieved December 2, I remember crying and being really upset. This is what is written on the birth certificate. When transgender people are living as their authentic selves, and are not perceived as transgender by others, that does not make them deceptive or misleading.
Be aware of the differences between transgender women, cross-dressers, and drag queens.
A pre-operative transsexual person, or simply pre-op for short, is someone who intends to have SRS at some point, but has not yet had it. Chicago Tribune. Becoming Two-Spirit: In a s episode of The Love BoatMcKenzie Phillips portrays a trans woman who is eventually accepted as a friend by her old high school classmate, series regular Fred Grandy.
They have also appeared frequently in the media to talk about their family's reaction to their gender expression.