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English citations of ciscentrism and cis-centrism

Noun: "(neologism) cissexism", "practice or state of being ciscentric"[edit]

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  • 2012, "OWS Must Resist Cis-Supremacy and Trans-Misogyny", in Dreaming in Public: Building the Occupy Movement (eds. Amy Schrager Lang & Daniel Lang/Levitsky), New International Publications (2012), →ISBN, page 129:
    To fight this systemic oppression — including transphobia, cis-centrism, cis-supremacy and trans-misogyny — it isessential we support the self-determination of all people oppressed by coercive, non-consensual gender assignments.


  • 2011, Ivan Coyote, Zena Sharman, Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme (→ISBN), page 79:
    I'm speaking only about my own self, not conflating butch folks and trans men. This all-too-common and often non-consensual conflation is based in ciscentrism (centralizing the lives, ideas, experiences of cis [non trans] folks), misses the complexities of both butches and trans men, ignores trans ...
  • 2015, Xavia A. Publius, Suggestions for transgender inclusion in classical music: a mini-cycle (thesis for the University of Northern Iowa):
    However, as someone who thoroughly dislikes the classical canon and who has been oppressed by its transphobia, I want to combat its ciscentrism on its own terms so that other trans-identified persons do not feel as alienated by it as I did growing up in classical music [...]
  • 2017 January 9, Caroline Godart, Silence and Sexual Difference: Reading Silence in Luce Irigaray:
    ... Irigaray elaborates on her concept of the interval in the context of heterosexual relationships, and before moving on to this crucial concept, upon which much of the discussion that follows will rest, I would like to address the issue of her hetero- and ciscentrism ...
  • 2017 M. Pilling, M. Howison, T. Frederick, L. Ross, C. D. Bellamy, L. Davidson, S. A. Kidd, et al, Fragmented inclusion: Community participation and lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer people with diagnoses of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 87(5), 606-613:
    ... existing frameworks. Approaches that have not been specifically developed for LGBTQ people can easily fail to meet the needs of these populations due to the deeply entrenched nature of heterosexism and ciscentrism.