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Brotherboy

a culturally specific term in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lexicon to refer to transgender, nonbinary and other gender diverse individuals who have a ‘male‘ spirit and take on male roles within the community.

Usage Notes

This is a culturally-specific term, and should not be used as a gender identity by those not from that culture.

Originally published: 9th December, 2020
Last modified: January 15, 2022