Nonbinary Gender Definition

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Transgender: A word to describe someone whose actual gender is not the gender they were assigned at birth. Often shortened to trans. Note: Not everyone whose experience fits this definition identifies as trans, and that’s perfectly okay.
Cisgender: A word to describe someone whose gender is the same as the gender they were assigned at birth. Often shortened to cis.
Bigender: A nonbinary gender meaning having two genders. Note: You can identify as two genders at the same time. You can go back and forth between two genders. Perhaps you have one stagnant gender and one that shifts. There is no “right” way to be bigender.
Trigender: A nonbinary gender meaning having three genders. Note: Just like bigender, you can identify as multiple, in this
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Pangender: A nonbinary gender meaning having a wide multiplicity of genders that can sometimes go beyond society’s current understanding of gender. Sometimes called omnigender.
Genderfluid: A word to describe someone whose gender moves between two or more genders, and/or who has different genders at different times.
Multigender: An umbrella term to describe people who have more than one gender identity, either at the same time, or sometimes changing between them. This can encompass bigender, trigender, polygender, pangender, and genderfluid. Note: Multigender people can only identify as genders of their own culture, and cannot appropriate any closed genders from a group that they are not a part of. The multigender experience can be simultaneous or gradual.
Nonbinary/Non-binary: An umbrella term to describe any gender that is not strictly 100% girl or strictly 100% boy. Sometimes abbreviated nb or enby.
Genderflux: A word to describe someone whose gender ranges in intensity and presence, or to describe the fluctuation itself. As an example, a multigender person may experience genderflux, but not identify as
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Note: This differs from “demifluid” as “-flux” indicates that one the changing gender ranges in intensity; an example could be: one part of their gender is “genderqueer” while the part that fluctuates ranges from “agender” to “woman”.
Aporagender: A nonbinary gender and umbrella term for "a gender separate from male, female, and anything in between while still having a very strong and specific gendered feeling". Note: This is not the absence of gender (agender).
Closed genders: Genders that are only available to specific groups of people, such as two-spirit/two spirit for first nation’s people, intergender for intersex people, third gender and anti-binary for people of certain races whose cultures did not have “traditional” binary genders, and hijra for South Asian people.
Maverique: Characterized by autonomy and inner conviction regarding a sense of gender which is unorthodox, unconventional and entirely independent of conventional concepts of gender. Similar to gendermaverick.
Gendermaverick: Nontraditional gender where the meaning is self-determined; a gender that intends to mess with society’s notion of a binary gender. Similar to
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