The term transgender woman is not always interchangeable with transsexual womanalthough the terms are often used interchangeably. Trans women face a vast amount of discrimination transmisogynya subset of transphobiaincluding in employment and access to housing, and face physical and sexual violence and hate crimes, including from partners; discrimination is particularly severe towards non-white trans women, who often face the intersection of transphobia and racism. Further details may exist on the talk page. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Transgender Day of Remembrance. The term trans woman originates from the use of the Latin prefix trans- meaning "across, beyond, through, on the other side of,  to go beyond" and woman. Discrimination against trans women has occurred at the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival after the Festival set out a rule that it would only be a space for cisgender females.
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Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. The Human Rights Campaign report found some of these deaths to be direct results of an anti-transgenderism biasand some due to related factors such as homelessness. This led to protests by trans women and their allies, and a boycott of the Festival by Equality Michigan in Gender and sexual identities. In the United States, multiracial, Latina, black and indigenous American trans women are twice to more than three times as likely as white trans women to be sexually assaulted in prison.