cisgender

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From cis- +‎ gender, by analogy with transgender.

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cisgender ‎(not comparable)

  1. (LGBT, of a person) Having a gender that matches one's binary natal sex, e.g. being both male-gendered and male-assigned.

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cisgender ‎(plural cisgenders)

  1. (LGBT) A cisgender person.
    • 2013, Shiri Eisner, Bi: Notes for a Bisexual Revolution (page 107)
      Even in regard to cisgenders, research shows that it's “easier” for people to identify male than female features, meaning that the default “visible” person in our culture is male “unless proven otherwise.”
    • 2014, Zethu Matabeni, Reclaiming Afrikan (page 62)
      Is there a place for heterosexual cisgenders in Africa's queer movement?

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