Gender Nonconforming People

Gender nonconforming people include individuals whose identities and/or expressions of gender do not consistently correspond to societal expectations of being male or female. In the 2011 National Transgender Discrimination Survey, 32% of respondents selected “gender nonconforming” as one of their gender identities. But some people who are gender nonconforming do not identify as transgender and therefore would be outside the target population for that survey. As of 2016, the prevalence of gender nonconforming people in the general population has yet to be documented.

Some gender nonconforming people identify as either male or female, who are termed as binary gender identities. Other gender nonconforming people have nonbinary gender identities, which means that they may identify as both male and female, neither male nor female, or may ...

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