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.


LGBT elders are less likely to have children than heterosexual elders and are less likely to receive care from adult children.     

Institute of Medicine

Today, LGBT American are more likely to come out, or say that they are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. There are many famous LGBT Americans.     

Anna Kingston

Remind others that 'gay' is not an insult. Stick up for LGBT people who are being bullied. Remember, everyone deserves respect!     

Anna Kingston

Christians have strong disagreements about LGBT issues and have not always been gracious in expressing those disagreements.     

Harold Heie

Because 'transgender' is a word that has come into widespread use only in the past couple of decades, its meanings are still under construction.     

Susan Stryker

Some transgender people share this belief and assume that their need to cross gender boundaries gas a physical, sex-linked cause.     

Susan Stryker

Only transgender people understand their sense of being transgendered.     

Susan Stryker

Being transgender and in need of surgery is a bit like wearing a tattoo advertising something that you have no intention of selling, and constantly being asked to represent what you are not selling.     

Merlyn Gabriel Miller

The politics of transgender identity are really complicated. And the debate over how much of gender is biological and how much of it is socially constructed is a very complex debate.     

Jess Row

Transgender people have served, are serving, and will continue to serve.     

Allyson Robinson

The transgender community deserves the dignity and respect that most people take for granted.     

Ed Murray

Everyone gets cards at the beginning of life. I am transgender, I decided to be honest and tell everyone about it, and that's it.     

Eddie Izzard

Whether you're transgender or not, most of us get to a point in our lives where we can no longer lie to ourselves.     

Laverne Cox

Seeing a black transgender woman embracing and loving everything about herself might be inspiring to some other folks.     

Laverne Cox

Being transgender, like being gay, tall, short, white, black, male, or female, is another part of the human condition that makes each individual unique, and something over which we have no control. We are who we are in the deepest recesses of our minds, hearts and identities.     

Linda Thompson

The whole transgender movement idea is happening in waves around the world. Some areas of the world are further along politically than others. The economy has a lot to do with that, as does moral or religious climate.     

Kate Bornstein

I learned a lot more about transgender people. It's not a choice, but a physiological condition that has to do with the size of the hypothalamus part of the brain.     

Mercedes Ruehl

As we approach the new millennium, providing professional transgender support services has become all the more complex as the special needs of multiple populations come to the surface.     

Gianna E. Israel

Many transgender people tell their stories, or use their own feelings and descriptions of their connections to others as a vehicle through which to 'normalize' their experience, to make an idea of 'trans-ness' comprehensible to people who have no idea what it might feel like.     

Nicholas M Teich

Transgender concepts and experience are still mystifying or even offensive to many people, but those who look below the surface to see the human beings affected by the gender variance--and the social systems that have led to and exacerbate the condition--cannot help but be moved.     

Nicholas M Teich