(noun | cissexist, adjective)
Cissexism is a system of oppression that results in the degradation, isolation, stigmatization, and marginalization of transgender people and the wider trans+ community. It is pervasive in many cultures and includes such things as “biological essentialism,” TERFs, and assuming all people are cisgender and endosex until told otherwise.
e.g. The lack of non-binary options on intake forms is not only non-binary erasure, but also a product of cissexism.
Further reading to gain expanded context:
Cissexism — Is there a Fix-All Solution? | Think Queerly
What Does it Mean to be Cissexist? | Healthline
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