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.


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