This list consists of many notable people who are transgender. The individual listings note the subject's 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'.
These people might be described collectively as occupying a third gender role. These cultures may have traditional social and ceremonial roles for third gender people, which are different from men's or women's roles and social spaces. While cross-dressing is not synonymous with being transgender , some of the persons listed here crossdressed during wartime for various purposes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikipedia list article. Gender identities. Health care and medicine. Rights issues. Society and culture. Theory and concepts.
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