Some prefer the terms “gender diverse” or “gender-nonconforming.”
Her own experience, however, suggests the gender may be an issue after all.
Just as sex is often talked about as male/female, gender is often thought about as being a man or woman.
That unexpected rejection of gender equality within the church won negative headlines and widespread disapproval in Britain.
Like most other female leaders at Princeton, Bellinger is very practical-minded and doesn't dwell on gender issues.
In Chinese the pronouns also have no gender, so also in Japanese.
The difference of gender in nouns is utilized for the same reason.
But no trace of gender has yet been observed in common nouns or adjectives.
Neither nouns nor adjectives undergo any change for gender, number or case.
Inflexion is unknown in Malay, and gender has no place in the grammar of the language.
c.1300, "kind, sort, class," from Old French gendre (12c., Modern French genre), from stem of Latin genus (genitive generis) "race, stock, family; kind, rank, order; species," also (male or female) "sex" (see genus) and used to translate Aristotle's Greek grammatical term genos.
The grammatical sense is attested in English from late 14c.; the male-or-female sense from early 15c. As sex took on erotic qualities in 20c., gender came to be the common word used for "sex of a human being," often in feminist writing with reference to social attributes as much as biological qualities; this sense first attested 1963. Gender-bender is first attested 1980, with reference to pop star David Bowie.
"to bring forth," late 14c., from Old French gendrer, from Latin generare "to engender" (see generation). Related: Gendered; gendering.
gender gen·der (jěn'dər)
The sex of an individual, male or female, based on reproductive anatomy.
Sexual identity, especially in relation to society or culture.
A grammatical category indicating the sex, or lack of sex, of nouns and pronouns. The three genders are masculine, feminine, and neuter. He is a masculine pronoun; she is a feminine pronoun; it is a neuter pronoun. Nouns are classified by gender according to the gender of the pronoun that can substitute for them. In English, gender is directly indicated only by pronouns.