This week, the Arizona House Appropriations Committee has been hard at work pushing a controversial "bathroom bill" that would bar transgendered people from using the bathroom of the gender with which they identify.
What does TRANS stand for?
TRANS stands for Transgendered
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Slang/chat, popular culture
See other definitions of TRANS
- Translation Director
- Tracking Network
- Transnational Network for Appropriate Technologies
- Training Manual
- Transport Management
- [not an acronym] Transexual or Transvestite
- Transitions (BMX ramp)
- Transmission (for motor vehicles)
Samples in periodicals archive:
“Even with Maryland's 'hate crimes' law, it is clear that more must be done to protect the rights and dignity of transgendered people.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] If the population of Department of State employees fits the norm, then there are approximately 375 transgendered persons currently working at the Department.
3 percent of all the regular characters on scripted network shows during a year when portrayals of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered characters have gotten unprecedented exposure in such films as ``Brokeback Mountain,'' ``Capote'' and ``Transamerica.
The author addresses the case of Kimberly Nixon, a male-to-female transgendered person who was not given a counseling position at the Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter.
Commissioners Elizabeth Aydelott, Christina Greening and David Kelly, the lone city councilor on the commission, voted against the motion, arguing against any more delay in the years-long effort to expand the city's anti-discrimination law on behalf of transgendered people.
By 1997, formal caucuses for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered people had been formed by many unions.
LeRoy: Do you ever have this feeling like transgendered stuff is starting to have its day?