Transgender, as related the the transgender internet community, is the act in which a person of one gender becomes another gender. This can be achieved by physical transformation, crossdressing, body swap, surgery or any other form of role reversal.

Transgender media tends to focus on males becoming females and may or may not be complete physical change. It may only document crossdressing, surgery, or even partial changes. It may also be coupled with other transformation fetishes, such as age regression or mannequin or doll transformation. It also tends to feature situational fetishes such as wearing female clothing, being a submissive in bondage, serving as a maid, or occupying one of many stereotypical female gender roles.

Most transgender media is erotic, while some is dramatic.