|In Dante's Divine Comedy, Beatrice,|
his anima, guides him through
It would be tempting to say that the animus is the inner woman of male to female transgender and vise versa. That would be a mistake.
I will not argue that male to female transgender are possessed by their anima, or that female to male crossdreamers have suppressed their true femininity.
In fact, the Jung interpretation you find in this series, is very different from the standard "men are from Mars and women are from Venus narrative" many Jungians love.
The two stories about the anima and animus
It helps to keep in mind that Jung is telling two stories at the same time when presenting the anima and the animus. The first one is partly misleading, I am afraid. The second one is more useful for exploring the transgender psyche.
The first story says that the anima is the unconscious feminine side of the man, the animus the unconscious masculine side of the female. Given that men and women are forbidden to accept their "opposite side", this unconscious side is underdeveloped.
When the man projects this anima onto women out there in the real world, he therefore reduces them to clichés. He might despise her or he might fall in love with her, but he is not seeing her for who she is. He is, in fact, not falling in love with a real woman out there, but in his own underdeveloped feminine side.