Who was the very first transgender?
|Occupation||Actress, night club singer, recording artist|
|Known for||Pioneering gender reassignment|
When was the first use of transgender? In 1965, Dr. John F. Oliven wrote a medical text called “Sexual Hygiene and Pathology” that included one of the first known uses of “transgender.” Oliven wrote using “transsexual” to describe someone who had a desire for gender-affirming medical intervention was incorrect.
Who started transgenderism? Virginia Prince coined the word transgenderism which is a blanket term for both transsexualism and transvestism and authored books like Understanding cross dressing and seventy years in the trenches of the Gender wars. Another pioneer in the study of transgenderism was Harry Benjamin.
What are the 4 genders? In English, the four genders of noun are masculine, feminine, common, and neuter.