A concept of identifying as neither man nor woman, especially in non-Western cultures: Māhū of Hawaii; hijras of India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, fa’afafine of Samoa, and many others.
More commonly known as the diminutive ‘trans’, an umbrella term for anyone whose gender identity does not match their sex and/or gender assigned at birth.
A somewhat outdated term now replaced with ‘transgender’. A person whose gender is different from that assigned at birth. Sometimes, this identity is associated with having undergone and/or wanting to undergo some kind of medical transition.
A modern umbrella term describing some indigenous North American groups that may, in other societies, define as LGBTQ+.