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cisgender

Somebody who is not transgender and/or nonbinary. An individual whose gender identity matches their sex assigned at birth; for example, a cisgender man is someone who presently identifies as being “male” or a “man”, and was also assigned male at birth. Cisgender individuals may also be heterohomobi(+) or asexual; it is not necessarily related to their sexual identity.

Etymology

cis ("on the same side") + gender

Antonyms

transgender

Originally published: 16th July, 2020
Last modified: January 15, 2022