publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Non-binary or genderqueer genders

Christina Richards; Walter Pierre Bouman; Leighton J. Seal; Meg Barker; Timo O. Nieder; Guy T'Sjoen;
Open Access English
  • Published: 12 Jan 2016
  • Country: Belgium
Abstract
Some people have a gender which is neither male nor female and may identify as both male and female at one time, as different genders at different times, as no gender at all, or dispute the very idea of only two genders. The umbrella terms for such genders are genderqueer' or non-binary' genders. Such gender identities outside of the binary of female and male are increasingly being recognized in legal, medical and psychological systems and diagnostic classifications in line with the emerging presence and advocacy of these groups of people. Population-based studies show a small percentage - but a sizable proportion in terms of raw numbers - of people who identify...
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free text keywords: Medicine and Health Sciences, Transgender, Non-binary, Transsexual, MALE-TO-FEMALE, PSYCHIATRIC COMORBIDITY, TRANSSEXUAL PERSONS, IDENTITY DISORDER, DYSPHORIA, ADULTS, DIAGNOSES, BEHAVIOR, OPTIONS, Gender, Genderqueer, medicine.symptom, medicine, medicine.disease, Psychology, Social group, Social psychology, Social exclusion, Population, education.field_of_study, education
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