transfeminism

or trans fem·i·nism

[trans-fem-uh-niz-uh m]

noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. transf.,
  2. transfd.,
  3. transfect,
  4. transfection,
  5. transfeminine,
  6. transfer,
  7. transfer agent,
  8. transfer characteristic,
  9. transfer company,
  10. transfer factor

Origin of transfeminism

First recorded in 1995–2000

Related formstrans·fem·i·nist, noun, adjective

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