Tag Archives: cisgender

10 Gender Identities Beyond Male and Female

This is a fairly good, quick, succinct rundown of gender identities. There may be some disagreement about who falls under the term “transgender,” which is the last category discussed. According to this video; cross dressers, drag kings and drag queens … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Your Discomfort with They/Them Pronouns Reveals Unchecked Cis Privilege — Everyday Feminism

Some perspective on resistance to using They/Them pronouns from this article from Ashley Truong at Everyday Feminism. Obviously this impacts me as an Agender person who prefers they/them pronouns. I have found some difficulty in conveying why this is important … Continue reading

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Changing Use Of Language Impacted By Trans Communities As Shown By Entries In The Oxford English Dictionary, US Online Edition – Including The Use of ‘They’ As A Singular Pronoun!

I came across this excellent post on tumblr about the ways trans communities are impacting the English language as evidenced by terminology now included in The Oxford English Dictionary, US Online Edition: Oxford English Dictionary Adds New Transgender and Nonbinary … Continue reading

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When Racism and Transphobia Equal Death, Why Are White Gay Cisgender HIV Activists Silencing Debate on the New Stonewall Film? – HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men – TheBody.com

A thoughtful opinion piece, by Jeremiah Johnson writing for TheBody, on the controversy surrounding the trailer for the upcoming film Stonewall and it’s apparent underrepresentation of transgender and people of color both trans and cis. I hope it reaches some … Continue reading

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Applying to a UC campus? Now you can choose among six gender identities — if you want to – LA Times

The University of California campuses are now offering more gender options. Unfortunately everyone who does not identify with either cis or trans male and female is grouped under “gender queer” (not genderqueer)/”gender non-conforming” or “different identity,” which I guess is … Continue reading

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Gender Bender

Original graphic from http://gtfothinspo.com found on Pinterest — Resolution Upconvert by Fairy JerBear.

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The Gender Debate

A fabulous infographic explaining gender in a way that is inclusive of non-binary gender identities. The graphic appears to have been created by transpectrum.tumblr.com

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What is Cisgender

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