A Movement Whose Time has Come", circulated inidentified transgender as a term to unify all forms of gender nonconformity; in this way transgender has become synonymous with queer. In Thailand and Laos the term kathoey is used to refer to male-to-female transgender people  and effeminate gay men. However, these studies are limited as they include a small number of tested individuals. An "-ed" suffix adds unnecessary length to the word and can cause tense confusion and grammatical errors. LGBT portal Transgender portal. For sexually mature individuals, the following specifiers may be noted based on the individual's sexual orientation:
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