And the media, meanwhile, has referred to her as every label under the sun, from “a man” to “transsexual.”
With a little luck, you could become the first transsexual martyr!
Last month, The New York Times said that “2010 will be remembered as the year of the transsexual.”
The New York Times called 2010 the "year of the transsexual."
Kahrl did not talk publicly about being a transsexual until after completing her transition in 2003 from male to female.
The term “transsexual” tends to be used less often by younger generations of trans persons.
If a transsexual man as bearded, muscled, and tattooed as I am went into the ladies room, the women would all scream!
transsexual trans·sex·u·al (trāns-sěk'shōō-əl)
A person with the external genitalia and secondary sexual characteristics of one sex, but whose personal identification and psychosocial configuration is that of the opposite sex.
A person who has undergone a sex change.
Of or relating to such a person.
Relating to medical and surgical procedures designed to alter a person's external sexual characteristics so they resemble those of the opposite sex.