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Transfeminine is an umbrella term describing individuals who were assigned male at birth but align more closely with the female side of the gender spectrum.[1] A transfeminine individual may identify with many aspects of femininity but not describe themselves as "a woman",[2] Examples include the Indian hijras and the South American travestis.

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  1. ^ "the definition of transfeminine". Retrieved 2016-10-01.
  2. ^ Steinmetz, Katy. "A Comprehensive Guide to Facebook's New Options for Gender Identity". Time. ISSN 0040-781X. Retrieved 2016-09-11.