The individual identification of a person's gender, as defined by that person. Usually used in reference to transgender, genderqueer, or transsexual people -- people whose gender identities differ from their physical sex.
Jack is cisgender, and his gender identity is male. He's got a penis and XY chromosomes.
Jay has been really confused about her gender identity lately; she thinks maybe she's an androgyne, but she's not certain.
Jane is a transsexual woman, so her gender identity is pretty solidly feminine.
Prices shown in USD.
Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!
Emails are sent from email@example.com. We'll never spam you.