Glossary of Terms & Definitions

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Citations A Agender - A person who does not identify themselves as having a particular gender and may feel as though they fall outside of the gender spectrum. Some agender people may define their gender as neither male nor female, while others may consider themselves genderless (i.e. they do not possess a gender at all). Agender people may or may not transition socially, medically, and/or legally (Trans Primer, 2019). Kai always felt deeply uncomfortable claiming any sort of gender identity, and gradually began to realize that they were agender. Androgen - A group of masculinizing hormones (such as testosterone) that are either produced endogenously by a person’s body or administered exogenously via injections, tablets, topical gels, and/or subcutaneous implants. Androgyny or Androgynous - A term often used to reference a person’s outward gender expression, although it is occasionally used to describe someone whose gender identity falls outside of the gender binary. When applied to gender expression, androgyny may involve appearances that combine conventionally masculine and feminine traits, or gender presentations that fall outside of the ...