Trans as adjective

Transwomen is a new word
Dec 15, 2014 · Referring to someone as “a transgender” can sound about as odd as saying, “Look, a gay!” It turns a descriptive adjective into a defining noun and can make the subject sound distant and foreign,
In both the sentences, 'as' collocates with the verb, not the adjectives
A demigirl and demiboy fall under the trans umbrella
trans adjective (GENDER) informal short for transgender : used to describe a person whose gender does not match the body they were born with: a trans woman/man I want to offer support to anyone who's going through a hard time because they're trans