What is a ‘Transbian’?What is PrEP?

Pippa Catterall a transgender woman and Professor of History and Policy at the University of Westminster helped us with this explanation of what transbian means.

She told us,

“A transgender woman who is attracted to either transgendered or cis women. It is used to differentiate from cis women who have a lesbian sexual orientation.

“Not all trans women are comfortable with the term, as it can be seen as denying their transition. Some lesbians are also very hostile to the term, despite the attempt to differentiate, particularly those who essentialize gender and therefore deny that gender transitions can even occur”

Can you expand this definition? Use the comments below and your answer could be used to expand or define this glossary entry.



Check out more definitions in our Big Gay Glossary

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