Freak. Damaged. Scary.
These are just some of the words trans people hear on a daily basis.
In the video above by Buzzfeed, several trans people give us insight on some of the terrible assumptions people make about them, as well as the things that define their identities.
"I'm trans but I'm not tricking men to having sex with me... I don't need to," one participant says.
The video digs into what makes them happy and proud, and touches on religion, fetishes and why they aren't ashamed.
Watch the full video above.