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Transgender

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term398610
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 23/08/2018
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
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A transgender person is a person who:

(a) identifies as a member of a different sex by living, or seeking to live, as a member of that sex; or

(b) has identified as a member of a different sex by living as a member of that sex; whether or not the person is a recognised transgender person.

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Help on this termA person’s sex may change during their lifetime as a result of surgical procedures known alternatively as sex change, gender reassignment, transsexual surgery, transgender reassignment or sexual reassignment. Throughout this process, which may be over a considerable period of time, sex could be recorded as either male or female.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Help on this termAustralian Capital Territory Legislation (Gay, Lesbian and Transgender) Amendment Act 2003

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Transgender Health, Standard 23/08/2018

Metadata items which use this glossary item:Help on this term

Person—transgender indicator Health, Standard 25/08/2011
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Person—transgender indicator, code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Person—transgender indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Prisoner health NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Transgender indicator Health, Standard 25/08/2011
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

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