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  1. Transitioning

    Transitioning is the process of changing one's gender presentation permanently to accord with one's internal sense of one's gender - the idea of what it means to be a man or a woman, or in-between. For transsexual people, this process typically involves sex reassignment therapy, and their new sex is "opposite" that of their birth-assigned sex; for intersex people it is different from how they were raised; for genderqueer people it is neither solely female nor male. Cross-dressers, drag queens, and drag kings tend not to transition, since their variant gender presentations are only adopted temporarily. Transition must begin with a personal decision to transition, prompted by the feeling that one's gender identity does not match the gender that one was assigned at birth. One of the most significant parts of transitioning for many transgender people is coming out for the first time. Transitioning is a process, not an event, that takes anywhere between several months and several years. Some people, especially genderqueer people, may spend their whole life transitioning as they redefine and re-interpret their gender as time passes. Transitioning generally begins where the person feels comfortable: for some, this begins with their family with whom they are intimate and reaches to friends later or may begin with friends first and family later. Sometimes transitioning is at different levels between different spheres of life. For example, someone may transition far with family and friends before even coming out at work.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of transitioning in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of transitioning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. Kristen Lovell:

    Passability is definitely a privilege, as you're transitioning, you're prone to have increased lash outs from people because your appearance isn't appealing to them. People always want to fight what they don't understand. It puts people who are starting to transition in danger.

  2. Yinon Weiss:

    The truth is, most business professionals aren’t necessarily eager to mentor veterans who come to the table not familiar with how to navigate the job market, for instance. With RallyPoint, you have this automatic group of people who are very eager. They are retired service members who are ready to give back. RallyPoint serves three main groups – those who are active members, those transitioning to civilian life and careers, and those who are ready to seek out more schooling. it’s really a validation of what we are doing.

  3. Chang Li:

    The Shandong economy is skewed toward gritty smoke-stack industries where companies are typically highly leveraged, we view the plight of Shandong POEs (privately owned enterprises) as indicative of China's wider challenge: the difficulty of transitioning to a higher value-added economy, while managing high debt and slowing growth.

  4. Rob Busick:

    I know that losing what they've lost and also transitioning into a parking lot and doing it again is a difficult conversation, but the health and safety of them has been No. 1 since Day One.

  5. California National Guard:

    After nearly a week assisting civil authorities on the streets of California, soldiers with the California National Guard will begin transitioning back to their home armories.

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