Cisgender is not a Slur

Please Stop Being Offended by a Simple Descriptor

Photo by Pascal Bernardon on Unsplash

I have used, and will continue to use, the term cisgender in my writing. It does surprise me how some people will berate me for using it, as if it is a slur against people who aren’t transgender. Let’s start by defining the term.

Cisgender: of, relating to, or being a person whose gender identity corresponds with the sex the person had or was…



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Grayson Bell

Grayson Bell


An autistic, gay, transgender man writing about LGBTQ issues, focused on the transgender community. (He/Him)