ciswoman

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Cis- or cis + woman.

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ciswoman (plural ciswomen)

  1. (LGBT) A cisgender woman, a woman who is biologically female.
    • 2010, Holly Kearl, Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women, Greenwood Publishing Group, ISBN 978-0-313-38496-7, page 57:
      Not only do people harass and attack transwomen for being who they are: transwomen also face scrutiny from both ciswomen and cismen over “what” they are.

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