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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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Transgender Survey, nearly 40 per cent of its 28,000 respondents reported attempting suicide -- nearly nine times the national average.
KP Government specially the health department is taking steps to address the challenges of transgender healthcare.
Talking to The Nation, a transgender rights activist Izna Shah said that it is true that the government had passed many laws regarding the protection of transgender community, but these laws are yet to be implemented.
She said an FIR was registered only after transgender persons staged a protest but the 'influential' attackers had yet to be arrested.
"Today's announcement allows schools to move forward with policies that support transgender students.
Zehrish Khan - an active member of GIA and a graduate in Project Management from the University of Management and Technology (UMT), Lahore - while talking to The Express Tribune, said that there is no option for the transgender persons to earn their living except for begging and dancing in parties.
'We are much more than that and the government needed to take steps like allocating job quota, seats in colleges and universities etc for the transgender community,' said Kashish.
She urged the police to register a case against the group and take action to ensure the protection of the transgender community.
"Our topmost priority is to ensure that transgender persons get their rights, " Justice Nisar noted.
There is no room for gender-based discrimination against the transgender children, the letter further says.
An estimated 0.5 percent of veterans in the sample self-identified as transgender. The researchers found very few differences among veterans, although transgender civilians had worse health than cisgender civilians across most indicators.
SC order for issuance of CNICs to transgender persons was not limited to Punjab, he added.
The term "transgender" refers to a spectrum of individuals who express gender in ways that deviate from the gender binary.
-- Transgender patients face many barriers to care, including a lack of necessary expertise among providers, but a large majority of those surveyed in a study in which they were asked whether they would want to go to a transgender-only clinic said they would not.
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