Many terms are used to describe transgendered individuals and their activities, and indeed there are numerous "levels" of transgender. This section attempts to define the terms as used within this website.
For a more complete glossary of Transgender terms please visit this wikipedia link.
|TG||Transgender||A Grab-bag term for any activity involving masquerading as the opposite sex|
|T-Girl||General term for any male-to-female transgender individual|
|Tranny||Pejorative slang term applied to any male-to-female transgender individual|
|TV||Transvestite||A cross-dresser, a person who has an apparent gender identification with one sex ... but who wears the clothing of the opposite sex because it is...|
|CD||Cross Dresser||A person who has an apparent gender identification with one sex ... but who wears the clothing of the opposite sex because it is...|
|TS||Transsexual||Transsexual people identify as, or desire to live and be accepted as, a member of the gender opposite to that assigned at birth|
|Drag||A term applied to clothing and make-up worn on special occasions for performing or entertaining as a hostess, stage artist or at an event|
|Hermaphrodite||An individual having a mixture of male and female physical characteristics|
|Transition||The medical process of permanently changing appearance from one sex to the other.|
|Passing||A person's ability to be accepted or regarded as a member of the sex or gender with which they identify.|
|Read||The original gender of the person has been detected.|