Transgender people have a gender identity or gender expression that differs from their sex assigned at birth. Some transgender people who desire medical assistance to transition from one sex to another identify as transsexual. Transgender, often shortened as trans, is also an umbrella term. Transgender, often shortened as trans, is also an umbrella term. In addition to including people whose gender identity is the opposite of their assigned sex (trans men and trans women), it may include people who are not exclusively masculine or feminine (people who are non-binary or genderqueer, including bigender, pangender, genderfluid, or agender). Other definitions of transgender also include people who belong to a third gender, or else conceptualize transgender people as a third gender. The term transgender may be defined very broadly to include cross-dressers. Transgender-symbol () als kombination aus venus- und marssymbol mit zusätzlichem arm für transgender. transgender people are people who identify, act, or feel different from their assigned sex at birth. Some children who behave in ways uncommon for their assigned gender turn out to be transgender. Transgender history, in the broadest sense, includes examples of gender variance and gender nonconformity in cultures worldwide since ancient times. As this history is prior to the coining of the modern term transgender, opinions of how to categorize these people and identities can vary. this list consists of many notable people who are transgender. The individual listings note the subjects nationality and main occupation. In some non-western, ancient or medieval societies, transgender people may be seen as a different gender entirely, and there may be a separate category for them that is different from the binary of man or woman. Transgender pornography is a genre of pornography featuring transsexual or transgender actors. The majority of the genre features trans women, but trans men are sometimes featured. in 2018, islamabad, pakistan passed a transgender protection bill, (transgender person (protection of rights) act) which implements transgender peoples right in identity, and anti-discrimination laws. Laws include recognition of trans identity in legal documents such as passports, id cards, and driver licenses,. Transgender hormone therapy of the male-to-female (mtf) type, also known as transfeminine hormone therapy, is hormone therapy and sex reassignment therapy to change the secondary sexual characteristics of transgender people from masculine or androgynous to feminine. It is one of two types of transgender hormone therapy (the other being female-to-male) and is predominantly used to treat. Transgender rights in the united states vary considerably by jurisdiction as the supreme court of the united states (scotus) has only once ruled directly on transgender rights, in 2020 regarding the applicability of title vii of the civil rights act 1964, in the case of r. Equal employment opportunity commission, scotus held that title vii protections on. Both transsexual and transgender women may experience gender dysphoria, distress brought upon by the discrepancy between their gender identity and the sex that was assigned to them at birth (and the associated gender role or primary and secondary sex characteristics).