gender identity

noun

Definition of gender identity

  1. :  a person's internal sense of being male, female, some combination of male and female, or neither male nor female Facebook provides more than 50 options beyond “male” and “female” for users to describe their gender identity, from “gender questioning” and “neither” to “androgynous.” — The Chicago Tribune

First Known Use of gender identity

1964


Medical Dictionary

gender identity

noun

Medical Definition of gender identity

  1. 1:  the totality of physical and behavioral traits that are designated by a culture as masculine or feminine

  2. 2:  a person's internal sense of being male, female, some combination of male and female, or neither male or female


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