cisgender


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cisgender

adjective Referring to a cisgendered person.

noun An individual whose physical and behavioural gender matches the gender assigned at birth.
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1% of cisgender patients, used inpatient mental health care services (RR = 2.
126) Gwen was murdered at a house party on October 3, 2002, by four cisgender men who "kneed her in the face, slapped, kicked, and choked her, beat her with a can and a metal skillet, wrestled her to the ground, tied her wrists and ankles, strangled her with a rope, and hit her over the head with a shovel.
The Education of Little Cis: Cisgender and the Discipline of Opposing Bodies'.
Sexuality educators and counsellors can draw on their skills and knowledge of cisgender sexual health, aided by consideration of how the cisnormative context of our social world and cissexist experiences may impact the intimate lives of trans women and their partners.
I would argue that the same process has happened to the once obscure academic term cisgender, which basically meant "not transsexual" but has now accreted a critical mass of scornful usage by hashtag activists on Tumblr and Twitter who sneeringly use it to describe people they outright hate.
All the TV commercials advertising hair loss treatments (like Rogaine, hair implants) featured middle-aged cisgender men.
Soloway says those options, unavailable to Maura, are tied up in transphobia and misogyny, the politics of passing, and the pressure for women to be beautiful, whether they're transgender or cisgender (non-transgender).
The group does not exclude anyone from participating, including cisgender and heterosexual people, as long as they are willing to be accepting of anyone who may attend the meetings.
In the same way, cisplaining is when a cisgender person (someone who is not transgender) assumes to have more knowledge about what it's like to be transgender than a transgender person does.
Furthermore, although it was possible based on the inclusion criteria that individuals who identify as transgender may have participated, all of the participants identified as cisgender.
Another way in which my passing privilege, or my ability to be seen as a cisgender person, functions is that in most social situations I am generally assumed to be heterosexual and am treated as such, at least up until the point where the disclosure of my gender calls this into question.
I want to gift it to every teen I know, especially those who are cisgender, because this could help develop empathy for a fellow teen in the plains.