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transgender

(Describing) one whose gender identity does not correspond to their sex at birth. This can but does not necessarily include those who have undergone medical intervention. I knew I was transgender as a child—I was born male but that never felt like who I truly was. Actor Laverne Cox is a prominent transgender person.
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During the last days, Chief Justice of Pakistan had also paid a surprise visit to Fountain House and ordered for providing quality healthcare facilities to the trans-gender community.
Talking to the media, Ms Ameera Bedar said that a comprehensive programme was being charged out to provide diagnostic and treatment facilities to the trans-genders across the province on regular basis and the holding of medical camp at Fountain House was a beginning of that programme.
But as Muslims, Pakistanis and most importantly human beings, we hold the responsibility to fight against the persecution of disadvantaged minority groups exactly like the trans-gender community of Pakistan.
Future aspirations include putting the finished clothing the trans-genders make on sale, to give them a source of earning and to use those funds to expand the project.
Instead of appreciating differences and supporting cohabitation of different hues, the trans-gender community was marginalised and treated like a pariah where once they were equal contributing members to the society.
With the trans-gender community marginalised, are we not taking away their right to be contributing members of a healthy society?
I'M tired of the trans-gender lobby that see fit to dare us - on the grounds of human rights - to do a double-take at its sad/horrific results.
THIS scary looking diva is the trans-gender "doctor" police are hunting in connection with Claudia Aderotimi's "butt boost" death.
The scheme is designed to appeal to people from the trans-gender community, gays, travellers, the disabled and ethnic minorities.
We're back again at the Mount San Rafael Hospital where none of the trans-gender patients we've met so far looks nearly as good as their glamorous surgeon Dr Marci Bowers - a walking advertisement for gender reassignment, having "transitioned" herself as they call it, decade ago.
He told the meeting that social welfare department was authorized to verify identity of the trans-genders while their Guru would be the head of all the group of trans-gender persons.
He also directed the Deputy Director Social Welfare department to resolve all issues of the trans-genders.
Talking to the media, Ms Ameera Bedar said that a comprehensive programme was being charged out to provide diagnostic and treatment facilities to the trans-genders across the province on regular
The committee members also recommended that medical should not be mandatory for the trans-genders to protect their self dignity in inheritance cases.
A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry heard the case pertaining to the rights of the trans-genders.
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