– noun – A term referring to the process of shifting towards a gender role different from that typically associated with one’s sex assigned at birth, which can include social transition (such as new names, pronouns, and clothing) and/or medical transition (such as hormone therapy or surgery).
American Psychological Association. (2018, September). Defining transgender terms. Monitor on Psychology, 49(8). http://www.apa.org/monitor/2018/09/ce-corner-glossary