This list consists of many notable people who identify as transgender. The individual listings note the subject's nationality and main occupation. In some non-Western, ancient or medieval societies, transgender people may be seen as a different gender entirely, and there may be a separate category for them that is different from the binary of 'man' or 'woman'. These people might be described collectively as occupying a third gender role. These cultures may have traditional social and ceremonial roles for third gender people, which are different from men's or women's roles and social spaces. While cross-dressing is not synonymous with being transgender , some of the persons listed here crossdressed during wartime for various purposes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Health care and medicine. Rights issues. Society and culture.
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By Kate Sheehy. July 29, pm Updated July 30, am. She and her husband had a biological daughter 11 years ago and then a biological son four years later. Now known legally as James Kaplan, the year-old has begun taking hormone blockers to prevent him from entering puberty as a girl and getting his period and developing breasts.
Maggie West doesn't think it makes any sense for a modern book of nude photography to only include cisgender models. In , that's not representative of what people actually look like. But since most books of nude photographs are generally all-male or all-female, and show the models posed in provocative ways that play up their masculinity or femininity, West decided to shift the landscape and shoot a book of nudes herself. The Los Angeles-based photographer 's new book, 23 , shows 23 models who span the gender and sexuality spectrum. It's a book of nudes, and yes, it includes trans models, but the point of 23 isn't to show readers what trans people look like naked. West's mission was to "do a nude book that felt appropriate for , and for my generation. Click through to see some of West's gorgeous, colorful shots from 23 and read about how she created a gender-inclusive book of nudes that's never exploitative and fell in love with one of her models along the way. Maggie West: I've always been drawn to nude photographs because they have a certain timeless quality. When I decided to do a book of nudes, I started looking around at a lot of existing nude books and a lot of them seemed to have a very stereotypical, very binary depiction of sexuality, masculinity, and femininity. Most books didn't combine men and women — and if they did, it was very masculine men and very feminine women.
This list of transgender publications includes books, magazines, and academic journals about transgender people, culture, and thought. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Health care and medicine. Rights issues. Society and culture. Theory and concepts. By country. See also. Transgender portal. Retrieved September 11,