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cisgender

(Describing) one who identifies as the gender that corresponds to their sex at birth; (describing) one who is not transgender. If you were born male and identify as man, then you're cisgender. Just because someone is cisgender doesn't mean they can't support trans rights.
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A Twitter user said: "Scarlett Johansson is a cisgender white woman with a powerful platform.
For example, a provider asking a cisgender woman about her sexual activity may ask, "how many sexual partners have you had in the last year?" But then, the provider may follow-up her response of "three sexual partners in the last year" by asking "men, women, or both?" By asking a patient if the patient's sexual partners are "men, women, or both," providers fail to accurately elucidate the risk factors that they are actually seeking when taking a sexual history.
Joyner identifies as a cisgender female and uses she/hers/her as her personal pronouns.
Transgender experiences are often translated through an unacknowledged epistemic commitment to a cisgender gender/sex paradigm.
Because "everyone" is afforded protection--indeed a cisgender "everyone"--transgender individuals cannot be denied that protection.
While the government of Kansas focuses all of its attention on the physical privacy of a cisgender student, the embarrassment and trauma that would befall a transgender student in the event of being discriminated against by their own school is completely overlooked.
For example, in the first stage, a trans woman may view a cisgender woman (6) solely through her gender as a means of making it comprehensible.
In the same way, cisplaining is when a cisgender person (someone who is not transgender) assumes to have more knowledge about what it's like to be transgender than a transgender person does.