Transgender people in ancient Hindu society. Within the Hindu context, Hijras have always been considered a part of the third gender diaspora, and hence the term Hijra, Transgender, Third gender will be used interchangeably. Due to their classification as third gender and being sexually neutral, Transgender people.
Nov 27, 2017 · The American public is sharply divided along religious lines over whether it is possible for someone to be a gender different from their sex at birth, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis. Most Christians in the United States (63%) say that whether someone is a man or a woman is determined by their sex at birth.Author: Gregory A. Smith.
Sep 02, 2009 · Such differences vary according to socioeconomic status, age, and cultural context, but, in general, transgender people are sprinkled across every color and creed. Transgender people, though, are much less likely to take part in an organized religion than non-transgender people, according to researchers.Author: Jori Lewis.
Thus, "transgender" is a safer term to use. The term "transgenderism" was once widely used to refer to transgender persons. It is still often used by religious conservatives and others opposed to persons being transgender. However, among the LGBT community, it has largely been replaced by "being transgender.".