The Society: Transgendered: (Academic Transgendered )


"Transgenderism" is an umbrella term covering persons who do not fit societal expectations of sex or gender. Transgendered persons include: transsexuals, cross-dressers, drag-queens, butch lesbians, intersexuals, and others. Academic perspectives on transgenderism come from many disciplines such as psychology, history, sociology, anthropology, gender studies, queer studies, and law. Academic Transgendered Society.

The word comes from the akademeia in ancient Greece, which derives from the Athenian hero, Akademos . (wikipedia)