gender identity

noun

Definition of gender identity

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