Gender Variant

Gender Variant

(adjective | gender variance, noun)

Someone who does not fully conform to the expectations around their gender that their society enforces. This may be, but is not limited to: expression, roles, or some other aspect of gender. Being gender variant is distinct from being transgender, though some trans people may consider themselves gender variant. Gender variance is generally apparent in people who identify as a binary gender, either cisgender or transgender. A femme trans man can consider himself just as gender variant as a femme cis man. Some non-binary people may also identify as gender variant for multiple reasons.

e.g. Macalister described herself as gender variant.

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