gender identification

noun

Definition of gender identification

  1. :  gender identity With several universities around the country responding to evolving views on gender identification, plans for similar action at Yale are in the works. Last week, The New York Times reported on the University of Vermont’s groundbreaking decision to formally recognize a third gender option, “neutral,” on university documentation. Meanwhile, Yale’s Office of LGBTQ Resources has continued to push for progress in increased gender-neutral identification and integration. — Victor Wang, The Yale Daily News, 10 Feb. 2015

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First Known Use of gender identification

1966


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