Gender identity refers to one’s personal conception of being male, female or another gender. Gender expression, on the other hand, refers to how a person expresses their gender identity in terms of outward characteristics such as clothing, behavior, speech and more. The term “transgender” is an umbrella term that refers to people whose gender identity and gender expression do not align with their birth sex. Many transgender people undergo a process called “transitioning,” where one makes a journey from male to female or female to male. Let’s take a closer look at the female to male transition process.