Transgender Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old transgender quotes, transgender sayings, and transgender proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The single best thing about coming out of the closet is that nobody can insult you by telling you what you've just told them.     

Rachel Maddow

Race, gender, religion, sexuality, we are all people and that's it. We're all people. We're all equal.     

Connor Franta

Gender preference does not define you. Your spirit defines you.     

P.C. Cast

The beauty of standing up for your rights is others see you standing and stand up as well.     

Cassandra Duffy

We should indeed keep calm in the face of difference, and live our lives in a state of inclusion and wonder at the diversity of humanity.     

George Takei

I am a strong, black, lesbian woman. Every single time I say it, I feel so much better.     

Brittney Griner

I want to do the right thing and not hide anymore. I want to march for tolerance, acceptance, and understanding. I want to take a stand and say, 'Me, too.’     

Jason Collins

When all Americans are treated as equal, no matter who they are or whom they love, we are all more free.     

Barack Obama

Everybody’s journey is individual. You you fall in love with a boy, you fall in love with a boy. The fact that many Americans consider it a disease says more about them than it does about homosexuality.     

James Baldwin

I think being gay is a blessing, and it's something I am thankful for every single day     

Anderson Cooper

As if being transgender wasn't tough enough.     

Dick Wolf

It was a shock to me at first. I didn't even know who transgender people were or what that term meant. I just couldn't imagine you transforming into something else.     

Brooke Sebold

No matter gay, straight, or bi / Lesbian, transgender life / I'm on the right track baby / I was born to survive     

Fernando Garibay

I find the courage to admit that I am transgender, / And that does not mean that I am unlovable. / This world that we imagine in this room / Might be used to gain access to other rooms, / Other worlds, previously unimaginable.     

William Bevan

I don't know if I'm transgender I don't know if I'm CIS-gender / I always have this feeling something's wrong / Can someone please help me understand / The uncertainty is tearing me apart     

Seventh Estate

Hi my name is name is LGBT, / Don't take out your misery on me, / On me, on me / I'm happy, I'm happy / And free, and free / I'm happy, I'm happy / And free / LGBT, LOVE     

Elizabeth Boland

The LGBT community. Why is that a community / They talk about / Being non-binary. So am I, i'm not a computer     


That kid thinks because he's in love with a transgender woman that he's gay. He's confused.     

Dick Wolf

I envy transgender people. They figured out what's going on with them... and they fixed it!     

Louis C.K.

You may not know this about me, but I am a transgender woman. I know what it's like to be... attacked and denied because of who I am.      

Ali Adler

Not that I'm judgmental mind you, people are all different - I'm bisexual for instance.     

Barbara Wilson

Homosexuality will become a more fashionable device than fornication.     


Transgender people serves as a catalyst for self-recognition and acceptance, as they see themselves in others and realize that they are not alone in how they feel.     

Genny Beemyn

A common perception is that young transgender people today have it easier than transgender people in past decades because of the greater availability of resources and support services.     

Genny Beemyn

The internet and increased attention to transgender people in the news media and popular culture have made it possible for young people who think they might be transgender to learn about the topic readily and to meet transgender people virtually.     

Genny Beemyn

The term 'transgender' denotes a range of gender experiences, subjectivity and presentations that fall across.     

Sally Hines

Transgender' includes gender identities that have, more traditionally, been described as 'transsexual,' and a diversity of genders that call into question an assumed relationship.     

Sally Hines

Over the past decade, analyses of transgender have moved from the margins and transgender studies has established itself as one of the most creative sites of debate within gender and sexuality studies.     

Sally Hines

Trans identities were one of the most written about subjects of the late twentieth century. New communities of transgender people have created new industries, a new academic discipline, new forms of entertainment.     

Institute of Medicine

LGBT elders experience stigma, discrimination, and violence across the life course.     

Institute of Medicine