The "womyn-born-womyn" intention first came to attention in after a transsexual festival-goer, Nancy Burkholder, was asked to leave the festival when several women recognized her as a trans woman and expressed discomfort with her presence in the space. The examples and perspective in this section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This section has multiple issues. Sandy StoneAmerican academic theorist, media theorist, author, and performance artist Margaret StumppAmerican executive Lea TBrazilian fashion model Audrey TangTaiwanese free software programmer Manuela TrasobaresSpanish artist, opera singer and politician Ayana TsubakiJapanese television personality and fashion model Kelly van der VeerDutch celebrity and singer Daniela VegaChilean film actress Lana WachowskiAmerican film director, screenwriter, and producer Lilly WachowskiAmerican film director, screenwriter, and producer Bali Whiteresearcher and activist Sophie WilsonBritish computer scientist Narcissa WrightAmerican speedrunner Marie-Pier YsserFrench entertainer and academic. Office for Victims of Crime. A major component of medical transition for trans women is estrogen hormone replacement therapywhich causes the development of female secondary sex characteristics breastsredistribution of body fat, lower waist—hip ratioetc.
In addition, they may want or undergo surgery to change their physical appearance.
International Journal of Impotence Research. This section needs additional citations for verification. Trans women, like all gender variant people, face a vast amount of discrimination and transphobia. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Transgender inequalityTransphobiaTransgender rightsand Transmisogyny.
Asexual Bisexual Heterosexual Homosexual. ABC NewsNovember 16, You may improve this articlediscuss the issue on the talk pageor create a new articleas appropriate. Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. In her book Whipping Girltrans woman Julia Serano refers to the unique discrimination trans women experience as " transmisogyny ".