plural -s
: the state or the period of development (as in childhood or early adolescence) in which one becomes chiefly interested in or attracted toward persons of the same sex

contrasted with altrigenderism

Word History


Latin suus one's own + English -i- + gender + -ism

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“Suigenderism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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