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Is It Okay To Use The Word 'Tranny'?

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Question: Is It Okay To Use The Word 'Tranny'?
Answer: Although still—but not as—common today, the words "tranny," "trannie," "she-male," "he-she," "it," or "gender-bender" are used in reference to transgender individuals. However, these words are considered defamatory and dehumanizing toward transgender people. A more proper word is "transgender," used in reference to varying types of people who identify as transsexual, transvestite, drag queen, or cross dresser.

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What pronoun should you use for a transgender person? Is it he or she? The preferred pronoun of the person is what should be used. If you're unsure, it's best to ask.

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