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commented on Bloom County 2016
7 months ago
The term for people who are not transgendered is cisgendered, often shortened to “cis.” According to wikipedia: “Cisgender (often abbreviated to simply cis) is a label for those whose experiences of their own gender agree with the sex they were assigned at birth.” Now, when I’m not discussing gender/sex/sexuality specifically, I just use the term “women” and that includes, in my mind, cis-women and trans-women — they’re all women. But if it’s a conversation about sex, gender, and sexuality, then “cis” is a helpful word because it allows one to be clear, polite, and respectful.
commented on Get Fuzzy
about 4 years ago
This strip reminds me of the xkcd strip that one should always consult before commenting twice on an internet thread.
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