misgender

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misgender

To refer to someone with a name, pronoun, or title that does not align with their gender identity. She is a trans woman, so please don't misgender her by calling her "sir."
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He consistently misgenders trans people purposely and uses "transgender" as a noun, all the while claiming that these are the only legitimate methods of "loving" trans people.
(107) The following excerpt from the Boston Globe illustrates Gabrielle's frustration with the system even as it misgenders and misnames her:
When referring to the victims in these cases, we use first names in an attempt to reinforce their preferred names and pronouns (when known) and to resist the media's tendency to use nonpreferred names and misgender victims.
Outrage from readers and trans* activists resulted in an altered follow-up story and title, Brutal Slaying Marks the End of Clevelander's Fight for Acceptance; (189) however, this story continued to misgender and misname CeCe.
The news media has tended to misgender and misname trans* victims, even in the well-known cases of Gwen Araujo and Angie Zapata.