or trans fem·i·nism

[ trans-fem-uh-niz-uh m ]
/ ˌtrænsˈfɛm əˌnɪz əm /


a movement supporting the belief that the rights of transgender women are linked to the feminist movement, specifically the right to assume a gender identity that does not correspond to one’s biological sex assigned at birth.

Origin of transfeminism

First recorded in 1995–2000

Related forms

trans·fem·i·nist, noun, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019