bi-gender


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bi-gender

A subset of transgender person who consciously or unconsciously transitions from distinctly feminine and masculine personas, depending on context; this contrasts to androgynes, who maintain the same role at all times.

Frequency
2% of genetic males and 7% of genetic females identify themselves as bi-gender.
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Ryan, 22, is bi-gender, a term coined by the transgender community and a condition recognised by psychologists.
I'd never heard of anything like it before, so I made up a name, bi-gender.
and are aimed at giving people more choices in how they describe themselves, such as androgynous, bi-gender, intersex, gender fluid or transsexual.
Vilayanur Ramachandran, director of the Center for Brain and Cognition at the University of California, San Diego, and student Laura Case, interviewed 32 people from an online bi-gender forum for their study.
He spoke of the great diversity that exists for transgender people including transsexual, bi-gender, and intersex.
regardless of the precise percentages, this is a bi-directional, bi-gender issue'.
Women, including the creators of lesbian utopian art and literature, have emerged in recent years as operatively male (in the bi-gender paradigm), women becoming men.
Switch' is an operative term here, as the alternatives in the bi-gender paradigm remain this or that, female or male, not a secondary form or third gender.
Also, Lester and Willie, the two males through whose narrative excavations we discern much of this disjointed Black world, are not exactly revolutionaries, although they do exhibit radical, bi-gender, and anti-materialistic sensitivities.
GENDER IDENTITY--'TRANSGENDER:' TRANSSEXUALS,TRANSVESTITES, BI-GENDERS, GENDERQUEERS