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The process through which some transgender people change their gender expression to more closely resemble how they view their gender identity. This can include personal, medical, and legal steps, such as: using a different name and pronouns, dressing differently, changing one’s name and/or sex on legal documents, hormone therapy, and/or gender affirmation surgery. Some transgender people may not choose to make these changes or may only make a few. The experience of transition is different for every individual; there is no right or wrong way to transition.

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