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    man turned into woman

    What is the term for ' man turned into a woman or vice versa ' ?

    Thanks

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    I think the term you are looking for is transsexual.

    :)

    [Edited for spelling.]

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    I think the term you are looking for is transexual.

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    Ron, I am looking for a term that despises such people :). Is it available ?

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    I know of no derogatory term for transsexual, tho I suppose there are some.

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    There is a derogatory term in Chinese language for these people ( human evil ) :P. A bit too much I believe

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    It's colloquially shortened to 'Trannie' or 'TV', but this isn't intended to be rude.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    It's colloquially shortened to 'Trannie' or 'TV', but this isn't intended to be rude.

    • trannyhoes:
      Transexual prostitutes.
      (Rhymes with pantyhose.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by whl626
    There is a derogatory term in Chinese language for these people ( human evil ) :P. A bit too much I believe
    Transexual is a recognized medical condition in North America.

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    Thai Trannies are called Ladyboys.

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    Re: man turned into woman

    Actually, the more proper term is ‘Transgendered’.


    Possibly, for use in sentences phrased like, forcibly transgendered, or surgically transgendered.

    Tranny, or Tranny Ho, refers to Transvestites.


    'She-Males’ refers to men who are on hormones, developed feminine figures, and dress as women but, have retained their penis.


    A major insult to a transgendered person would be to refer to them as an ‘eunuch’.


    However, not all people who are concidered transgendered are those who have, or will have a sex change. (AKA: SRS or Sexual Reassignment Surgery)


    Transexual and Transgender have come to mean nearly the same thing.

    The term Transgender was originally coined to try and differentiate those who wished to be women.


    She-Males and Transvestites do not want to become women.


    It is a minor distinction, but nuance is everything.


    Wholeman
    The Twisted TG-Fiction Author

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