Transbian is a portmanteau of transgender and lesbian. It refers to trans women who are attracted to other women or femme-aligned people.

The term is sometimes used in a deragotory manner to imply that trans women who are lesbians aren't "real" lesbians in the same way their cis counterparts are. However, some WLW trans women still identify with the term and apply it to themselves. Sometimes this is in an attempt to reclaim it in the same way the word queer is often reclaimed, while others may use it ironically or simply don't think it's inherently derogatory.

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