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Gender expression and gender identity that differ from conventional expectations based on biological sex. Often used as an umbrella term to describe the community of androgyne, cross-dressing, transgender, transsexual, or transvestite people. As an umbrella term, “transgender” is often imprecise and may not adequately describe the particulars of specific expressions and identities. For example, the expressions and identity of a post-operative FTM transsexual will probably be very different from that of a female-identified drag king who performs on weekends, but both are often lumped together under the term “transgender. ”
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