The privileges cisgender people have because they identify with the gender they were assigned at birth. Their gender is widely considered legitimate, both socially and legally. For example, cis people generally don’t have issues with their identifying documents not matching their outward expression to the point of additional scrutiny. They also generally have bodies that conform with society’s understanding of their gender, and if they don’t, they can voluntarily get surgery with relative ease, sometimes even as minors, with very little stigma. It’s important for cisgender people to recognize these privileges so they can work to make sure that everyone can have access to them.
Further reading to gain expanded context:
Examples Of Cis Privilege To Reflect On and Address | Everyday Feminism
Cis Privilege Checklist | Taking Up Too Much Space
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