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Ambigender is a static bigender identity in which two genders are experienced simultaneously with no fluidity or shifting. In addition to being a type of bigender identity[1], ambigender also falls under the multigender umbrella term.[2]

Under the umbrella term bigender
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Just like any other gender identity, ambigender people can use any set of pronouns they like, or even use multiple sets of pronouns.

In the 2020 Gender Census, 4 respondents were ambigender.[3]


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The term "ambigender" as a gender identity dates back at least to the mid-1990s; for example in 1993, it was mentioned in a list of terms in Cross-Talk, a transgender community magazine.[4]

In a 2010 encyclopedia, ambigender is listed as a type of "androgyne" gender.

« Androgyne identities include pangender, bigender, ambigender, nongendered, agender, gender fluid, or intergender.[5] »


  1. bigendering (7 March 2018). "Anonymous asked: What is the difference between ambigender and bigender?". Retrieved 24 May 2020.
  2. Jakubowski, Kaylee (4 March 2014). "Too Queer for Your Binary: Everything You Need to Know and More About Non-Binary Identities". Everyday Feminism. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
  3. GC2020 Public Copy, 1 November 2020
  4. Blackwood, Anne (March 1993). "Cogito Ergo Fem". Cross-Talk: The Transgender Community News & Information Monthly (41): 4. Bigender, ambigender, transgender, contragender, femmiphile, gendervert ... makes no difference what you call the greater communities so long as everyone knows what the term means.
  5. Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies, page 894, SAGE Publications, 2010.