transsexual

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1415

Definition

This term refers to a person who prefers another gender than their birth gender and feels the need to undergo physical alterations to the body to express this feeling, such as hormone treatment and/or surgery.

Source(s)

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights − FRA (2009). Homophobia and Discrimination on Grounds of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the EU Member States: Part II – The Social Situation. Available at:

http://fra.europa.eu/sites/default/files/fra_uploads/397-FRA_hdgso_repor...

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