Shemale (also known as she-male) is a term primarily used in sex work to describe a trans woman with male genitalia and female secondary sex characteristics, usually including breasts from breast augmentation or use of hormones.
Many transgender people regard the term shemale as offensive, arguing that it mocks or shows a lack of respect toward the gender identity and gender expression of transgender individuals; in this view, the term emphasizes the biological sex of a person and neglects their gender.
A gynandromorph is an organism that contains both male and female characteristics.
Gynandromorphy is a term of Greek etymology which means to have some of the body morphology and measurements of both an average woman and man.
Slang terms for individuals with such preferences include transfans, tranny chasers and admirers.
In Japan, the term "New Half" is used for trans people.
It is a variation on the familiar term "hafu" （half or ハーフ） that is commonly used for people of mixed Japanese descent, signifying that transgender people are a new type of "half".