What does AFAB mean?
Simply put, AFAB stands for “Assigned Female at Birth” and can include cisgender females, non-binary people, transgender people, two-spirit people, and many other gender identities. Below are resources geared towards people who are AFAB and identify as male or masculine-aligned.
What does FTM or MTM stand for?
FTM or female to male and MTM or male to male are the acronyms used to describe AFAB people who identify as men are are therefore transgender. The reasoning for MTM specifically is based around the idea that one is making the change from being mentally male to socially male.
Just starting your journey?
Listen to Ty Turner’s experience of how he knew he was transgender.