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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Similar to cisgender women with polycystic ovary syndrome, transgender men on exogenous testosterone therapy are at risk for ovarian cysts, (7) which can cause pain and should be evaluated and managed.
However, some disparities do still exist: Twentysix percent of transgender people reported living below the poverty line, compared with 15.5 percent of cisgender people.
However, as an identity measure, the item performed better for cisgender participants (K = 0.92) than for trans participants (K = 0.76).
During his hormonal therapy, Constansis' voice 'broke' (similar to the 'breaking' of cisgender male voices in puberty) and he required long periods of vocal rest (2008, par.
Thus, in light of victories for transgender people in the realm of employment discrimination, how might "transgender" escape from the capture of the cisgender experience that seem to narrate and make it legible?
A surprising wealth of material on trans people already exists, written by both trans and cisgender people, and in a broad range of genres and formats, including memoirs, histories, medical journals, academic collections, and even graphic novels.
For trans people this may be a wish for others to share our experience which may blind us to the diversity of different lives; or cisgender people may similarly have biases, for example unresolved rage at the transition of a partner or friend, or the need to see trans people as very different in order to shore up their own gender identity.
Some studies have reported that trans individuals fare poorer than their cisgender counterparts (i.e., people whose gender identity matches their assignation at birth), in that they have higher mortality rates, more suicide attempts and greater incidences of psychopathology and substance abuse (e.g., Asscheman et al., 2011; Dhejne et al., 2011).
On a related note, I think that there is a lot of potential for research on transmen who are in relationships with cisgender men.
I am cisgender (I identify as the gender I was assigned at birth.
This occurs in much the same way that cisgender (4) people experiment with gender presentations during their adolescence.