Trans Identities at a Glance
- Many people’s gender identities differ from the sex assigned to them at birth.
- Trans is an umbrella term that includes many ways people’s gender identities may differ from their sex.
- Trans people can have fulfilling lives and relationships.
What if you have a guy’s body but you feel like a girl? What if you like your girl’s body but want people to treat you like a guy? What if you can’t stand your woman’s body because it keeps you from being the man you know you are? What if wearing opposite-sex clothing just feels right? What if you don’t feel like either “man” or “woman” accurately describes you?
Millions of people have asked themselves these and other questions about their gender identities. Here are some of the most common questions we hear about trans identities.