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Who are transgender people?


People who do not identify with the gender identity assigned to them at birth and therefore move from gender to manifest the one that really identifies them. Trans people build their identity regardless of medical treatments or surgical interventions. The latter correspond to the realm of gender expression rather than gender identity.




Who are Trans-masculine people?


People assigned to the female gender at birth and who move towards the male gender. They are also called trans men.




Who are Trans-feminine people?


People assigned to the male gender at birth and who move towards the female gender. They are also called trans women.




Who are non-binaries Trans people?


People who do not identify with the gender assigned at birth and who move towards a neutral gender, neither female nor male.




Who are the gender non-conforming people?


People who disagree and do not follow social ideas or stereotypes about how people should act or express themselves according to the gender assigned at birth.




Who are the people of two spirits?


People with "two spirits" have both male and female spirits. People Two spirits "identify gender as a continuum and includes diverse identities, sexual orientations and social roles"




Who are the Muxe people?


Zapotec term, muxe or muxhe, for a person who was assigned male sex at birth, and who wears clothes and behaves according to an identity considered female, they are seen as a third gender.




Who are the Intersex people?


All those situations in which the sexual anatomy of the individual does not physically conform to the culturally defined standards for the female or male body. Many intersex people are mutilated at birth so that their genitals fit the gender binary. The main struggle of the intersex movement is to stop these mutilations and the pathologization of their body diversity.




What is the Cisnormativity?


Expectation that all people are cisgender, "that those who were assigned male at birth always grow up to be male and those who were assigned female at birth always grow up to be female."




What is sexual orientation?


Each person's capacity to feel a deep emotional, affective and sexual attraction for people of a gender different from their own, or of the same gender, or of more than one gender.




What is gender dysphoria?


It is a diagnostic classification present in the DSM or Diagnostic Manual of Mental Disorders of the American Psychiatric Association. It is also called Transsexualism as it appears in the ICD Manual or WHO Classification Manual of Mental Illnesses. The invention of gender dysphoria to refer to transgender people has received strong criticism for being an unnecessary classification based on gender biases that reproduces stigma and violence against transgender people. Both the APA and the WHO have received demands from all over the world to remove these classifications from their manuals.




What is the pathologization of trans identities?


It is the belief that transgender people suffer from mental or biological disorders that cause them to be who they are. It was installed by the APA and the WHO through their disease manuals and transcends other situations such as discrimination in access to health, education, work and legal identity through the obligation of mental health diagnoses before allowing access to these rights. It is also evidenced in hate speech against transgender people, many of whom speak of being "sick people."




hat is gender expression and treatments?


They are hormonal and / or surgical interventions related to people's sexual and reproductive health. They are intended to allow people to more satisfactorily express their gender and / or regulate sexual and reproductive characteristics of their bodies. Both cisgender and transgender people use these treatments. For example, sex hormone therapy, genital surgery, breast surgery, gonadal removals, various implants, etc.




Who are the lesbian women?


They are hormonal and / or surgical interventions related to people's sexual and reproductive health. They are intended to allow people to more satisfactorily express their gender and / or regulate sexual and reproductive characteristics of their bodies. Both cisgender and transgender people use these treatments. For example, sex hormone therapy, genital surgery, breast surgery, gonadal removals, various implants, etc.




Who are the gay man?


Men (they can be cisgender or transgender) who are emotionally, sexually, and romantically attracted to other men.




Who are the bisexual person?


People (they can be cisgender or transgender) who feel emotionally, sexually and romantically towards more than one gender.




Who are the heterosexual person?


People (they can be cisgender or transgender) who are emotionally, sexually and romantically attracted to a single gender that they consider to be the opposite of their own.




Who are the pansexual people?


People (they can be cisgender or transgender) who are emotionally, sexually, and romantically attracted to either gender.




Who are scoliosexual people?


People (they can be cisgender or transgender) who are emotionally, sexually, and romantically attracted to genderqueer or non-binary people.




Who are asexual people?


People (they can be cisgender or transgender) who are not sexually attracted to either gender. Although they can have a romantic (not sexual) attraction to some gender.




What is heteronormativity?


Cultural bias in favor of heterosexual relationships, which are considered "normal, natural and ideal" and are preferred over other sexual orientations. It is made up of legal, social and cultural rules that oblige individuals to act according to dominant and prevailing heterosexual patterns.




What is violence based on prejudice?


Crimes based on prejudice are rationalizations or justifications for negative reactions, for example negative reactions to expressions of sexual orientations or non-normative gender identities. Such violence is social, local, situated and is not part of the idiosyncrasy of the specific people involved. It requires a context and social complicity.




What is stigma?


The object of the stigma is an attribute, quality or identity that is considered "inferior" or "abnormal". The stigma is based on a social conception of what “we” are, as opposed to “them”, which confirms the “normality” of the majority through the devaluation of “the others”.




What are the stereotypes?


"A stereotype presumes that all members of a certain social group possess particular attributes or characteristics ... [Consequently] a person is considered, simply because of their membership of that group, to conform to the generalized vision or preconception".




Who are the transvestite people?


People assigned to the male gender at birth and who move towards the female gender. Transvestites claim their right to be transvestites, they do not necessarily want to be women. It is one of the first trans identities that emerged in the Western world and that still remain, especially in more vulnerable social classes.




What is the sex/gender binary system?


Dominant social model in Western culture that “considers that gender and sex encompass only two rigid, opposite and co-dependent categories. Male men with penis and female women with vagina. Such a system or model excludes people who do not fall into the two categories (such as trans and intersex people).




Who are cisgender people?


People who do identify with the gender assigned to them at birth and therefore do not seek to change gender.




Who are the Gender Queer people?


“Género queer” es un término general para las personas cuya identidad de género no está incluida o trasciende el binario hombre y mujer.




What is gender expression?


Manifestation of the gender of the person, which could include the way of speaking, mannerisms, way of dressing, personal behavior, behavior or social interaction, body modifications, among others.




What are hate crimes?


Hate crimes are defined by US law as "crimes that manifest evidence of prejudice based on race, gender or gender identity, religion, disability, sexual orientation or ethnicity." Uruguayan legislation defines them as "acts of hatred, contempt or violence against certain people"




What is the MisoTrans?


It is a clear and real way for trans people not to justify violence and hate crimes, and seek to substitute the word "transphobia" which could be interpreted as a kind of "disease", which would imply forgiving or minimizing responsibilities for be phobic to the person who performs the discriminatory act.




What are Transfemicides?


These types of homicides are manifestations of violence due to prejudice, they are hate crimes and gender violence, which are characterized by discrimination and rejection of the identities and expressions of trans femininity.





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