There is no clear distinction of the two terms in religious texts, and, though most religions have condemned trans behavior, there are cultures and traditions that promote acceptance in some parts of the world, religion notwithstanding.
There is, however, no separate symbol for transsexuals.
Some transgender individuals opt for medical intervention to change their appearance.
Transgender people of all kinds, including transsexual people, can be gay, lesbian, bisexual, or asexual.
Sexual orientation is not linked to gender identity.
The transgender community is symbolized by a pride flag which consists of pink and blue horizontal stripes on both ends, symbolizing transition.