Many will say that there is no difference between transgender and transsexual people. However, trans people see these words in a different light, and they have strong opinions about them.
The word transsexual is the first one that came about. It describes people that don’t identify with the sex they’ve been been stuck with since birth. What’s more, they undergo surgical procedures to successfully change their sex and feel more like their true selves.
The term transgender is more fluid, however. By definition, you could say it mens the same thing as transsexual. However, transgender people don’t always go through the process of changing their sex to match their gender.
What inspires people to explore the idea of being transgender or transsexual is not feeling like themselves. For example, someone could be assigned as female, but they identify as a male instead. That’s what it …Read More