trans*

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See also: trans, trans., and trans-

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Etymology[edit]

trans + * (a wildcard in programming), representing that it could stand for transgender or transsexual.

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trans* (comparative more trans*, superlative most trans*)

  1. Non-cisgender; an umbrella term encompassing transgender, transsexual, and often also genderqueer/nonbinary, genderfluid, third-gender, etc — all gender identities other than cisgender.

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  • Sometimes spelled without the asterisk.

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