Gender Presentation Terms

Welcome to the Gender Presentation Terms Guided Tour! This list of terms should help you further understand gender presentation and the words that we use to describe our experiences with it. We recommend reading them in the order in which they’re arranged, but it’s not strictly necessary.

Gender Presentation

Gender Expression

Femininity

Masculinity

Androgynous

Butch

Femme

Masculine of Center

Gender Non-Conforming

Crossdresser

Transvestite

Drag

Tucking

Packing

Binder

Breast Forms

Gaff

Further Reading to gain Expanded Context:

Gender Expression Gear | Scarleteen

Gender Adaptive Equipment Masterpost | Genderqueer ID

A thread about wig care | Magdalene Visaggio

Beard Hacks, Finasteride Hell, and 5 Other Things Trans Masc Folks Might Not Know | Let’s Queer Things Up!

The majority of these resources are not affiliated with the TLP and we can’t guarantee accuracy, services, or products. Community accountability is important, so if there’s something we should know about a resource listed here or if you’d like to recommend a resource, please let us know.


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