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Agender People

Agender is a gender identity term that can be defined as “without gender.” Conceptualized outside the gender binary, agender is most often included under the category of nonbinary gender identities, which, in turn, exists under the larger trans umbrella. Agender is most similar in meaning and use to other gender identity terms that signal an absence of gender, such as genderless, gender neutral, and neutrois. Current understandings of agender people have arisen from both the scientific literature and community-based forums, which provide more nuance than current research can offer.

Scientific Literature

The scientific literature rarely speaks about agender people as a distinct group. Rather, it highlights their experiences alongside genderqueer, genderfluid, and gender-nonconforming individuals and as part of the larger nonbinary umbrella. Research focused on nonbinary identities ...

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