cisgender

adjective cis·gen·der \ (ˌ)sis-ˈjen-dər \
variants: or less commonly cisgendered play \(ˌ)sis-ˈjen-dərd\

Definition of cisgender

:of, relating to, or being a person whose gender identity corresponds with the sex the person had or was identified as having at birth
  • Research shows that transgender people more often suffer symptoms of depression, stress, and anxiety than cisgender people, those who identify with the sex they were born with.
  • —Jessica Orwig

Origin and Etymology of cisgender


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