Verb. The process through which some transgender people change their gender expression to more closely resemble how they view their gender identity. This can include personal, medical, and legal steps, such as: using a different name and pronouns; dressing differently; changing one’s name and/or sex on legal documents; hormone therapy; or gender affirmation surgery. Some transgender people may not choose to make these changes, or may only make a few. The experience is an individualistic one; there is no right or wrong way to transition.

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@lex_horwitz with a fun fact: there are THREE types of transitions! 🏳️‍⚧️ #itgetsbetter #transdayofvisibility #transitioning #transgender #transition

♬ Jonny – Clutch

You don’t need surgery to be trans and valid! ❤️ Thanks @cjrunsworld #tiktokpartner #learnontiktok #itgetsbetter #nonbinary #transgenderdefender

♬ Bronze – Clutch

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