transfolk

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See also: transfólk

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

trans- +‎ folk

Noun[edit]

transfolk (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) transgender people
    • 1997, A. Spencer Bergstedt, Transition and Beyond, page 28:
      Transfolk are not covered in any applicable laws like Title VII or the ADA - in fact, transsexualism is explicitly excluded from the ADA. Therefore, you have no causes of action against an employer based on federal law.
    • 2010, Kath Browne, Catherine J. Nash, Queer Methods and Methodologies (page 140)
      the awkwardly linked histories of transfolk and the gay and lesbian community