Bigender / Trigender / etc.

Bigender / Trigender / etc.


People who are two (three, etc.) genders. Some bigender people shift between genders while others are multiple genders simultaneously. Individual genders may or may not be binary. Some bigender people are both cisgender and transgender. Bigender people may or may not transition physically, legally, or socially. Categorically, bigender and trigender people are considered under the multigender, non-binary, and transgender umbrellas, but they may or may not identify with those terms individually. Those decisions are based on their understanding of their relationship with gender and their access to transitioning within their culture.

e.g. Jami bought a necklace that can show different pronouns because she is bigender and wants to let his friends know how best to refer to them on any given day.

Further reading to gain expanded context:

What It Means to Be Multigender | The Body is Not an Apology

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