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'''Xenogender''' (coined in 2014 by Tumblr user Baaphomett in a submission to the MOGAI-Archive blog, from ''xeno'' alien + "gender")<ref name="baaphomett masterpost">Baaphomett. "Masterpost of genders coined by Baaphomett." ''Mogai-Archive.'' Original post where these were coined, which is lost: http://mogai-archive.tumblr.com/post/91736136744/masterpost-of-genders-coined-by-baaphomett Archive of that post: https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95720973644/masterpost-of-genders-coined-by-baaphomett Archive of that archive: https://archive.is/yULU0#selection-169.2-169.93</ref> is a [[nonbinary]] [[gender identity]] "that cannot be contained by human understandings of gender; more concerned with crafting other methods of gender categorization and hierarchy such as those relating to animals, plants, or other creatures/things."<ref name="baaphomett masterpost" /> Xenogender isn't defined in relation to "[[female]]" or "[[male]]" (the [[binary gender]]s), but by other kinds of ideas that most people don't think of as having to do with gender. When people talk about nonbinary gender, [[they]] often find that there aren't any words for their experiences. This is called a lexical gap. In order to fill a lexical gap, this wiki takes up "xenogender" as an [[umbrella term]] for an entire category of nonbinary genders that are defined by characteristics with no relation whatsoever to "female" or "male." The adjective "xenine" means "of or pertaining to xenogenders". The noun form of xenine is xenity.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://momma-mogai-sphinx.tumblr.com/post/183175311934/im-sort-of-new-to-al-of-this-what-exactly-does|title=Anonymous asked: i'm sort of new to al of this, what exactly does ‘xenine’ mean?|date=2 March 2019}}</ref>  
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'''Xenogender''' (coined by Baaphomett in 2014, from ''xeno'' alien + "gender")<ref>Baaphomett. "Masterpost of genders coined by Baaphomett." ''Mogai-Archive.'' http://mogai-archive.tumblr.com/post/91736136744/masterpost-of-genders-coined-by-baaphomett</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95720973644/masterpost-of-genders-coined-by-baaphomett|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> is a [[nonbinary]] [[gender identity]] "that cannot be contained by human understandings of gender; more concerned with crafting other methods of gender categorization and hierarchy such as those relating to animals, plants, or other creatures/things."<ref>http://mogai-archive.tumblr.com/post/91736136744/masterpost-of-genders-coined-by-baaphomett</ref> Xenogender isn't defined in relation to "[[female]]" or "[[male]]" (the [[binary gender]]s), but by other kinds of ideas that most people don't think of as having to do with gender. When people talk about nonbinary gender, [[pronouns#they|they]] often find that there aren't any words for their experiences. This is called a lexical gap. In order to fill a lexical gap, this wiki takes up "xenogender" as an [[umbrella term]] for an entire category of nonbinary genders that are defined by characteristics with no relation whatsoever to "female" or "male." The adjective "xenine" means "of or pertaining to xenogenders". The noun form of xenine is xenity.<ref>https://momma-mogai-sphinx.tumblr.com/post/183175311934/im-sort-of-new-to-al-of-this-what-exactly-does</ref>
 
  
 
Because a [[gender binary]] society doesn't give much in the way of roles or descriptions for nonbinary genders, some transgender and nonbinary people address the challenge of describing their unusual gender identities by creative methods, referring to concepts that aren't usually seen as related to gender. This has been observed in very young nonbinary people:
 
Because a [[gender binary]] society doesn't give much in the way of roles or descriptions for nonbinary genders, some transgender and nonbinary people address the challenge of describing their unusual gender identities by creative methods, referring to concepts that aren't usually seen as related to gender. This has been observed in very young nonbinary people:
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<blockquote>- "Frequently Asked Questions," ''GenderSpectrum.org''
 
<blockquote>- "Frequently Asked Questions," ''GenderSpectrum.org''
<ref>"Frequently Asked Questions." ''Gender Spectrum.'' Retrieved 2014-04-08. [https://web.archive.org/web/20140408123152/https://www.genderspectrum.org/child-family/faq https://web.archive.org/web/20140408123152/https://www.genderspectrum.org/child-family/faq]</ref></blockquote>
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<ref>{{cite web|title=Frequently Asked Questions|publisher=Gender Spectrum|url=https://www.genderspectrum.org/child-family/faq|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20140408123152/https://www.genderspectrum.org/child-family/faq|archive-date=8 April 2014}}</ref></blockquote>
  
 
These creative methods of describing nonbinary genders come naturally to many nonbinary people. As such, these are an emerging part of nonbinary culture, worthy of exploration and examination. Some common themes of these concepts:
 
These creative methods of describing nonbinary genders come naturally to many nonbinary people. As such, these are an emerging part of nonbinary culture, worthy of exploration and examination. Some common themes of these concepts:
  
'''Nouns and archetypes:''' Some nonbinary people find it easier to perceive or describe their inner sense of their gender identity by evoking familiar archetypes. Instead of giving references to how their gender relates to maleness and femaleness, they say their gender is-- or is like-- a kind of animal, an imaginary being, a part of nature, an abstract concept, or a symbol. Some nonbinary people describing their gender this way do so because they feel a sense of gender euphoria or some other connection when thinking about an object. Some people have made names for some of these kinds of ''noungenders'', such as ''arithmogender'', ''faunagender'', and ''gendersea'' (see below).
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'''Nouns and archetypes:''' Some nonbinary people find it easier to perceive or describe their inner sense of their gender identity by evoking familiar archetypes. Instead of giving references to how their gender relates to maleness and femaleness, they say their gender is-- or is like-- a kind of animal, an imaginary being, a part of nature, an abstract concept, or a symbol. Some nonbinary people describing their gender this way do so because they feel a sense of gender euphoria or some other connection when thinking about an object. Some people have made names for some of these kinds of ''noungenders'', such as [[xenogender#astralgender|astralgender]], described below.
  
'''Synaesthetic perceptions:''' Synaesthesia is an uncommon condition in which people have their senses linked together, so that, say, sounds and words bring up specific colors in their minds. Some nonbinary people find it feels more natural to perceive or describe their inner sense of their gender identity in terms of synaesthesia-like perceptions. For example, texture, size, shape, time, light, sound, or other sensory characteristics that most people don't attribute to gender at all. Some people have made names for some of these kinds of genders, such as ''archaigender'', ''cosmicgender'', and ''frostgender'' (see below).
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'''Aesthetic and synaesthetic perceptions:''' Synaesthesia is an uncommon condition in which people have their senses linked together, so that, say, sounds and words bring up specific colors in their minds. Some nonbinary people find it feels more natural to perceive or describe their inner sense of their gender identity in terms of synaesthesia-like perceptions. For example, texture, size, shape, time, light, sound, or other sensory characteristics that most people don't attribute to gender at all. Some people have made names for some of these kinds of "[[aesthetgender]]s", such as [[xenogender#dryagender|dryagender]], described below.
  
 
'''Neurodiversity:''' Some nonbinary people have mental variations (mental illnesses, neurological conditions, or neurodivergence). Some who have mental variations see these as an influence on-- or an inseparable part of-- their gender identity. These are called neurogenders, and most of them are not described on this page, but on the [[neurogender]] page.
 
'''Neurodiversity:''' Some nonbinary people have mental variations (mental illnesses, neurological conditions, or neurodivergence). Some who have mental variations see these as an influence on-- or an inseparable part of-- their gender identity. These are called neurogenders, and most of them are not described on this page, but on the [[neurogender]] page.
  
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In the 2020 Worldwide Gender Census, 85 of the responses (0.35%) called themselves "xenogender."<ref name="GC2020">[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1j7mwkZVtQYHxNlgS2J8onVCpVz-l1aJbBzG7msN5rxs/edit#gid=260963482 GC2020 Public Copy], 1 November 2020</ref> Far more in the census called themselves by specific genders under the xenogender umbrella, though that is hard to quantify or differentiate. Individually, any given xenogender is rare, and many seem to have only been proposed, but never used by anybody.
  
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In order to keep the wiki accurate to the lived experiences of nonbinary people, identities should only be listed here if they cite from at least two separate external sources, showing both:
  
==List of xenogenders==
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1. origin (such as a source about how the term was coined, or at least history of the term's use), and
  
===Abimegender===
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2. evidence that the identity has actually been used as someone's own identity. Acceptable evidence includes presence in at least one Gender Census result, a news article, or published nonfiction book describing an actual person using it.  
[[File:abimegender.png|thumb|Abimegender [[Flags|flag]] created by nepkrisprite .<ref>http://pride-flags-for-us.tumblr.com/post/121934427084/abimegender-a-gender-which-is-profound-deep-and</ref> The flag design was created "to resemble one mirror reflecting into another, having the reflections be endless. The color green is used because it is not only a NB color, but also the color that mirrors retain when reflecting into each other as mentioned."]]
 
'''Abimegender''': From "Old French - related to 'abyss'; from Latin ''a-'' 'without' ''byssos'' 'bottom'. Having a gender which is profound, deep, and infinite."<ref>"Abimegender." ''Mogai-Archive.'' http://mogai-archive.tumblr.com/post/93322746459/abimegender-old-french-related-to-abyss-from</ref>
 
  
Keywords: size, shape, space, synaesthesia
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A design for a pride flag does not count toward origin or evidence of use. A personal blog does not count toward evidence of use. A source citation of a web page counts if it is either a live link, or an archive of a dead link, but dead links by themselves are not acceptable.
  
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File:abimefluid.png|Abimefluid
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==List of xenogenders==
File:abimegirl.png|Abimegirl
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File:abimeboy.png|Abimeboy
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===Aesthetgender===
 
===Aesthetgender===
'''[[Aesthetgender]], Aesthetigender, or Videgender:''' Coined by curiosityismysin. "A gender experience that is derived from, or the embodiment of, an aesthetic."<ref>"Misc genders coined by curiosityismysin." ''Mogai-Archive.'' http://mogai-archive.tumblr.com/post/91781455594/misc-genders-coined-by-curiosityismysin</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95719388744/misc-genders-coined-by-curiosityismysin|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> There are many kinds of aesthetigenders.
 
  
Keywords: abstract concepts, symbols
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* '''Name(s):''' [[aesthetgender]], aesthetigender, or videgender.<ref name="misc genders coined by curiosityismysin">"Misc genders coined by curiosityismysin." ''Mogai-Archive.'' Original post, lost: http://mogai-archive.tumblr.com/post/91781455594/misc-genders-coined-by-curiosityismysin Archive of that post: https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95719388744/misc-genders-coined-by-curiosityismysin Archive of that archive: http://archive.is/EdXy8#selection-93.3-93.79</ref> 
  
===Aethergender===
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* '''Origin:''' Coined by curiosityismysin.<ref name="misc genders coined by curiosityismysin" />  
[[File:aethergender.png|thumb|Aethergender [[Flags|flag]] created by Kiloueka.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.deviantart.com/pride-flags/art/Aethergender-1-558150938|title=Aethergender (1) by Pride-Flags on DeviantArt|website=www.deviantart.com|language=en|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>]]
 
'''Aethergender, Æthergender, or Ethergender:''' Coined by royalgummi. A gender that feels very wide, commanding, breathtaking and powerful. Can be combined with relevant genders.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95719642264/aethergender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
 
  
Keywords: space, size, synaesthesia
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* '''Meaning:''' "A gender experience that is derived from, or the embodiment of, an aesthetic." There are many kinds of aesthetigenders.<ref name="misc genders coined by curiosityismysin" /> As such, aesthetigender can be considered an umbrella term within xenogender.
===Aliengender===
 
'''Aliengender:''' Coined by genderghoul. "A gender that is an interpretation of a gender or genders, from a nonhuman perspective. may or may not like to fit into a gender and adopt a gender, but in a sort of ‘alien trying out foreign species’s gender’ way. Can be combined with relevant genders."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95720622604/aliengender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
 
  
===Archaicgender===
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* '''Keywords:''' abstract concepts, aesthetic, symbols, xenogender
[[File:archaicgender.png|thumb|Archaicgender [[Flags|flag]] created by Kiloueka.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.deviantart.com/pride-flags/art/Archaigcender-Historiagender-560002013|title=Archaigcender / Historiagender by Pride-Flags on DeviantArt|website=www.deviantart.com|language=en|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> The flag design was created to aesthetically represent an ancient abandoned wall with vines growing on it.]]
 
'''Archaicgender, Archaigender, or Historiagender:''' Coined by irredeemablegoety and completelynormalscientist. "A gender that stretches far beyond one’s own age or lifetime. The vast-age of this gender has allowed it to grow far beyond whatever size/presence one would expect, or perhaps to shrink down and almost be forgotten."<ref>"Archaigender, archaicgender." ''Mogai-Archive.'' http://mogai-archive.tumblr.com/post/92395224609/archaigender-archaicgender</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95723333469/archaigenderarchaicgender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> "A gender that is ancient/old and big, and can either only be described with those words, or is correlated to them. Can be changed into archaiboy/girl/nonbinary/other."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95723333469/archaigenderarchaicgender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
 
  
Keywords: time, size, synaesthesia
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* '''Demographics:''' In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, three respondents said they were this.<ref name="2019 Gender Census">"Gender Census 2019 - The Worldwide tl;dr." ''Gender Census'' (blog). March 31, 2019. Retrieved July 7, 2020. https://gendercensus.tumblr.com/post/183843963445/gender-census-2019-the-worldwide-tldr Archive: https://web.archive.org/web/20200118084451/https://gendercensus.com/post/183843963445/gender-census-2019-the-worldwide-tldr</ref>
  
===Ariegender===
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'''Ariegender:''' Coined by anonymous. "A gender that makes the person feel somewhat out of control because their gender identity is taking control of their life. Based on the zodiac sign Aries."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95723360894/ariegender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
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===Aliengender===
 
 
===Arithmogender===
 
[[File:arithmogender.png|thumb|Arithmogender [[Flags|flag]] created by Kiloueka.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.deviantart.com/pride-flags/art/Arithmagender-Arithmogender-559976962|title=Arithmagender / Arithmogender by Pride-Flags on DeviantArt|website=www.deviantart.com|language=en|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> The flag design was created to aesthetically represent numbers written on a chalkboard.]]
 
'''Arithmogender''': Coined by furryhell. "A number gender. It can range from any numbers, positive, negative, decimals, fractions, etc. "Gender"  can be replaced with xirl, [[genderfluid|fluid]], girl, [[boi]], nb, nonbinary, boy, enby, etc."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/tagged/furryhell?og=1|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloinsucks.tumblr.com|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
 
  
Keywords: abstract concepts, symbols
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* '''Name(s):''' [[xenogender#aliengender|aliengender]].
  
===Astergender===
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* '''Origin:''' Coined by genderghoul.<ref name="aliengender">{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95720622604/aliengender |title=aliengender |website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>  
[[File:asternonbinary.png|thumb|Astergender [[Flags|flag]]]]
 
'''Astergender:''' From Latin "aster"- related to 'star'. "Having a gender which is bright, celestial, and radial." <ref>"Abimegender." ''Mogai-Archive.'' http://mogai-archive.tumblr.com/post/93322746459/abimegender-old-french-related-to-abyss-from</ref>
 
  
Keywords: light, nature, shape, space, symbols
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* '''Meaning:''' "A gender that is an interpretation of a gender or genders, from a nonhuman perspective. may or may not like to fit into a gender and adopt a gender, but in a sort of ‘alien trying out foreign species’s gender’ way. Can be combined with relevant genders."<ref name="aliengender" />
  
'''Flags'''
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* '''Keywords:''' alien, species, xenogender
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File:asternonbinary.png| Astergender or Asternonbinary
 
File:astergirl.png| Astergirl
 
File:asterboy.png| Asterboy
 
  
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* '''Demographics:''' In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one respondent said they were this.<ref name="2019 Gender Census" />
'''Alternates'''
 
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File:asternonbinary-2.png| Astergender or Asternonbinary
 
File:astergirl-2.png| Astergirl
 
File:asterboy-2.png| Asterboy
 
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===Astralgender===
 
===Astralgender===
 
[[File:astralgender.png|thumb|Astralgender [[Flags|flag]] created by helkie-three.<ref name=":1">{{Cite web|url=https://www.deviantart.com/helkie-three/art/Astralgender-flag-552027665|title=Astralgender flag by Helkie-three on DeviantArt|website=www.deviantart.com|language=en|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>]]
 
[[File:astralgender.png|thumb|Astralgender [[Flags|flag]] created by helkie-three.<ref name=":1">{{Cite web|url=https://www.deviantart.com/helkie-three/art/Astralgender-flag-552027665|title=Astralgender flag by Helkie-three on DeviantArt|website=www.deviantart.com|language=en|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>]]
'''Astralgender:''' A gender that feels connected to space.<ref name=":1" />
 
  
Keywords: nature, space, place
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* '''Name(s):''' [[xenogender#astralgender|astralgender]].
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* '''Origin:''' Astralgender's original coining post can no longer be found. However, the term appears on a list of definitions published on Sep 6, 2015.<ref>{{cite web|archive-url=http://archive.is/Ze5Cy|url=http://genderfluidsupport.tumblr.com/gender|title=Gender Master List|archive-date=28 January 2019|work=Genderfluid Support (blog)}}</ref> Therefore, the term was created on or before that date.
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* '''Meaning:''' A gender that feels connected to space.<ref name=":1" />
  
===Beegender===
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* '''Keywords:''' nature, space, place, xenogender
[[File:Beegender.jpg|thumb|200px|right|Beegender flag created by twitter user gremlinkinner<ref>{{cite tweet|user=hugepolecat3298|number=1268339434518392838/photo/1|date=3 June 2020|title=>beegender: a thread! flag made by my good friend @/gremlinkinner :D}}</ref>]]
 
A gender that is "mainly influenced by bees and honeybees! has ties to repitition[sic] and repeating noises and not being able to quite pinpoint your gender." Coined by twitter user hugepolecat3298.<ref name="beegender">{{Cite web |title=beegender |author= |work=all about xenogenders/neogenders |date= |access-date=2 July 2020 |url= https://xenogenders.carrd.co/#beegender}}</ref>
 
  
Keywords: bees, insects, repetition, repeating, Apoidea
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* '''Demographics:''' In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one respondent said they were this.<ref name="2019 Gender Census" />
 
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===Astrumgender===
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[[File:Astrumgender.jpg|thumb|[https://angelknivesmogai.tumblr.com/post/621553347233710080/astrumgender Astrumgender] [[Flags|flag]]]]
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===Biogender===
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* '''Name(s):''' astrumgender
[[File:biogender.png|thumb|Biogender [[Flags|flag]] created by Kiloueka.<ref>http://pride-flags.deviantart.com/art/Biogender-Pride-Flag-558150967</ref>]]
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* '''Origin:''' Coined by Tumblr user angelknivesmogai on June 21st, 2020.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://angelknivesmogai.tumblr.com/post/621553347233710080/astrumgender|title=Astrumgender|website=hi! my name is knives!|access-date=2020-12-03}}</ref>
'''Biogender:''' Coined by anonymous. A gender that is connected to nature in some way.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95723914464/biogender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> There are many kinds of biogenders, such as blizzgender, boggender, felisgender, dryagender, earthgender, elementgender, faunagender, fawngender, genderflora, and hydrogender (see elsewhere on this page).
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* '''Meaning:''' "A gender that feels deeply connected to stars and constellations, like lights in a void, or like there is a light bursting within you!!"
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* '''Keywords:''' stars, space, celestial, xenogender
  
Keywords: nature, archetype
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===Caelgender===
  
Although the word sounds similar, biogender is not to be confused with [[Sexes#Other phrasing|biological sex]].
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*'''Name(s):''' [[xenogender#caelgender|caelgender]].
  
===Blizzgender===
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*'''Origin:''' Coined by Tumblr user transmomoi in a post to the MOGAI-archive blog in 2014.<ref name="caelgender">{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95724757674/caelgender|title=caelgender|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
[[File:blizzgender.png|thumb|Blizzgender [[Flags|flag]] created by Kiloueka.<ref>http://pride-flags.deviantart.com/gallery/?catpath=%2F&amp;q=blizzgender</ref> ]]
 
'''Blizzgender or Blizgender:''' Coined by asperdemigirl in 2014). "Similar to frostgender [which is cold and snowy], but more intense and sometimes harsh."<ref>"Frost, bliz, freeze, wintegender." ''Mogai-Archive.'' http://mogai-archive.tumblr.com/post/93323065929/frost-bliz-freeze-wintegender</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95723977769/frostblizfreezewintegender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
 
  
Keywords: nature, temperature, synaesthesia, season
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*'''Meaning:''' A gender which shares qualities with outer space or has the aesthetic of space, stars, nebulae, etc.<ref name="caelgender" />
  
===Boggender===
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*'''Keywords:''' sky, nature, space, xenogender
'''Boggender or Swampgender:''' A gender that feels like, or can be compared to a bog, swamp, marsh or similar.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95724132469/boggender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by anonymous.)
 
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===Bungender===
 
A gender "for people who feel like their gender is soft and small, or even anxious."<ref name="bungender">{{Cite web |title=bungender |author= |work=all about xenogenders/neogenders |date= |access-date=2 July 2020 |url= https://xenogenders.carrd.co/#bungender}}</ref>
 
  
Keywords: bunny, bunnies, rabbit, small, anxious, anxiety
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*'''Demographics:''' In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one respondent said they were this.<ref name="2019 Gender Census" />
  
===Caelgender===
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'''Caelgender:''' A gender which shares qualities with outer space or has the aesthetic of space, stars, nebulae, etc.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95724757674/caelgender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by transmomoi.)
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===Contigender===
  
===Cengender===
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*'''Name(s):''' [[xenogender#contigender|contigender]].
'''Cengender:''' "A gender that can be summed up as an unidentifiable thing but manifests as hundreds of different genders or non at all at any given time at the same time and/or separately. Fluid and ever changing."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95725148484/cengender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by small-enby.)
 
  
===Chaosgender===
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*'''Origin:''' Coined by Tumblr user hardcoreshounen in a submission to the MOGAI-Archive blog in 2014.<ref name="contigender">{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95725881314/contigender|title=contigender|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
'''Chaosgender:''' When your gender does lots of confusing things and doesn't make sense to anyone.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95725194304/chaosgender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by ihatecispeople.)
 
  
===Circgender===
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*'''Meaning:''' "1. a gender that flows through space and time and constantly changes, always moving 2. a gender of or related to space and time. this gender can be used by itself or along with another gender to describe its state of movement e.g. a conti [[agender]] or a contigender [[demigirl]]."
'''Circgender:''' A gender that feels so magical and grand you can’t describe it. named after Circe, goddess of magic.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95725212174/circgender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by anonymous.)
 
  
===Contigender===
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*'''Keywords:''' space, time, movement, change, genderfluid, xenogender
'''Contigender:''' "1. a gender that flows through space and time and constantly changes, always moving 2. a gender of or related to space and time. this gender can be used by itself or along with another gender to describe its state of movement e.g. a conti [[agender]] or a contigender [[demigirl]]."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95725881314/contigender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by hardcoreshounen.)
 
  
Keywords: space, time, movement, change, genderfluid
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*'''Demographics:''' In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one respondent said they were this.<ref name="2019 Gender Census" />
  
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{{Clear}}
 
===Cosmicgender===
 
===Cosmicgender===
 
[[File:Cosmicgender.png|thumb|Cosmicgender [[Flags|flag]] created by Kiloueka at pride-flags.deviantart.com.<ref>http://pride-flags.deviantart.com/art/Cosmicgender-Pride-Flag-558309051</ref> The flag design was created to aesthetically represent looking up at space (specifically the Big Dipper) through a telescope.]]
 
[[File:Cosmicgender.png|thumb|Cosmicgender [[Flags|flag]] created by Kiloueka at pride-flags.deviantart.com.<ref>http://pride-flags.deviantart.com/art/Cosmicgender-Pride-Flag-558309051</ref> The flag design was created to aesthetically represent looking up at space (specifically the Big Dipper) through a telescope.]]
'''Cosmicgender''' (coined by dragon-friker<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://dragon-friker.tumblr.com/?og=1|title==͟͟͞͞ ( ꒪౪꒪)ฅ✧|website=dragon-friker.tumblr.com|language=en|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>) is defined as "A gender so vast and complex that you are only able to process a small bit of it at a time. Like viewing the night sky through a telescope, you cannot hope to see all of it at once, however, you may gain more knowledge about parts of it the longer you focus on one part. May contain any number of sub genders within it that may present themselves to you. It is infinite in its possibility. Name from the vast reaches of space filled with things we cannot begin to imagine."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95725983259/cosmicgender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
 
  
Keywords: size, change, space
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*'''Name(s):''' [[xenogender#cosmicgender|cosmicgender]].
===Cryptogender===
 
'''Cryptogender, Gendercryptic:''' "A gender one can’t discern, describe or define in human words. a gender one is puzzled by and can’t put a finger on, as it feels like it is and it isn’t there without following any particular pattern, sometimes even at the same time. the impenetrability, ambiguity and uncertainty that surround this gender are vaguely reminiscing of cryptids, ghouls and the paranormal."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95726045469/cryptogender-gendercryptic|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by puurpel.)
 
  
Keywords: confusion, questioning
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*'''Origin:''' Coined by Tumblr user dragon-friker in a submission to the MOGAI-Archive blog in 2014.<ref name="cosmicgender">{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95725983259/cosmicgender|title=cosmicgender|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
  
===Daimogender===
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*'''Meaning:''' "A gender so vast and complex that you are only able to process a small bit of it at a time. Like viewing the night sky through a telescope, you cannot hope to see all of it at once, however, you may gain more knowledge about parts of it the longer you focus on one part. May contain any number of sub genders within it that may present themselves to you. It is infinite in its possibility. Name from the vast reaches of space filled with things we cannot begin to imagine."<ref name="cosmicgender" />
'''Daimogender:''' When you feel your gender is closely related to demons or the supernatural, although not exclusive for demonkin. A person does not require dysphoria to be daimogender. “Daimo” comes from the word “daimon,” which was the original greek word for “demon.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95782272414/daimogender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
 
  
===Delphigender===
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*'''Keywords:''' size, change, space, xenogender
'''Delphigender or Mystigender:''' A mysterious, mystical and obscure non-binary gender.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95782793094/delphigender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by genderlord.)
 
  
===Digigender===
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*'''Demographics:''' In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, two respondents said they were this.<ref name="2019 Gender Census" /> In the 2020 Gender Census, one respondent.<ref name="GC2020" />
[[File:digigender.png|thumb|Digigender [[Flags|flag]] created by Kiloueka.<ref>http://pride-flags.deviantart.com/art/Digigender-Pride-Flag-559207489</ref> The flag design was created to aesthetically represent the gender. The blues were chosen because they are the colors associated with the internet or anything digital. The binary code spells out Digigender.]]
 
'''Digigender:''' Coined by furryhell. "a digital gender. it can range from any digital thing or file; virus, malware, .txt, .mp3, anti-virus, trojan, email, etc. gender can be replaced with girl, xirl, nonbinary, nb, enby, fluid, boy, boi, etc."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/tagged/furryhell?og=1|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloinsucks.tumblr.com|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
 
  
Keywords: abstract concepts, technology, symbols, aesthetic.
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=== Dollgender ===
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===Dryagender===
'''Dollgender:''' A gender that is fragile with soft feminine and/or neutral energy. Can be influenced by a strong association with dolls and/or a doll-related kintype.<ref name=":0">https://nebularomantic.tumblr.com/post/180737724339/new-terms-dollgender-a-gender-that-is-fragile</ref> (Coined by Mogaiespeon.)
 
 
 
keywords: fragile, porcelain, doll, feminine, neutral, inanimate.
 
  
===Donumgender===
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*'''Name(s):''' dryagender.
'''Donumgender:''' A gender that you have been reincarnated as as a reward given by a deity for good deeds in your past life. Your gender itself is a gift given to you, something to be treasured. (note: donumgender can be for any gender, for example, a deity granting you the ability to shift through genders rapidly as a secogender would be considered a donumgender if you feel that it is a gift, so you would be both secogender and donumgender).<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95784267739/donumgender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
 
  
===Dryagender===
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*'''Origin:''' Coined by maromoroney.<ref name="dryagender">{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95784376899/dryagender |title=dryagender|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
'''[[Dryagender]]:''' A form of agender but with more of a connection to an empty forest. (In reference to the Greek nymphs).<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95784376899/dryagender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by maromoroney).
 
  
===Dulcigender===
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*'''Meaning:''' A form of [[agender]] but with more of a connection to an empty forest. (In reference to the Greek nymphs).<ref name="dryagender" />
'''[[Dulcigender]]:''' An aesthetically-centered gender that is associated largely with stereotypically feminine things (such as pinks, frills, buns, and general cute things).<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95784435779/dulcigender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by transmomoi.)
 
  
===Earthgender===
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*'''Keywords:''' genderless, nature, xenogender
'''[[Earthgender]]:''' “A gender identity that is directly affected, tied to, or influenced by the earth or nature. or; a gender identity similar to/the same as that of some form of earth deity.
 
Note: this gender identity is not to be used by duotheistic pagans or wiccans, because of the general consensus in those faiths that the earth deity being worshiped (mother earth) is a female. it can be used by non-duotheistic pagans, non-wiccans, and non-pagan otherkin whose kintypes are nature-based (naturekin, forestkin, faekin, plantkin etc).”<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95784929244/earthgender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by anonymous).
 
  
===Effreu===
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*'''Demographics:''' In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one respondent said they were this.<ref name="2019 Gender Census" />
"A scary nonbinary gender. If it's nonbinary feminine, it’s known as effrille. If it's nonbinary masculine, it's known as effron."<ref name="whattheheck">{{Cite web |title=Conflict Genders |author= |work=What The Heck Gender Am I? |date= |access-date=14 June 2020 |url= https://what-the-heck-gender-am-i.tumblr.com/conflictgenders}}</ref>
 
  
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File:Effreu.png|Effreu flag
 
File:Effrille.png|Effrille flag
 
File:Effron.png|Effron flag
 
File:Effluide.png|Effluide flag.
 
</gallery>
 
{{clear}}
 
 
===Egogender===
 
===Egogender===
'''[[Egogender]] or Charagender:''' "latin/greek prefix ego, meaning self, i (first person); a gender that is solely based on yourself, and no words seem to define it other than me gender, [name] gender, i’m just who i am and my gender is mine" <ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95723127519/genders-coined-by-queerspike|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by queerspike and flynneleh). "One may also use (name)gender with their name inserted for a synonymous term."<ref>[https://trans-nb-unity.tumblr.com/post/163190959507/im-confused-abt-my-gender-tbh-with-gender-im-just Transgender and Nonbinary Unity]</ref>
 
  
See [[:Category:Charagender and Egogender pride flags]].
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*'''Name(s):''' [[Egogender]] or Charagender
  
===Egoisgender===
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*'''Origin:''' Coined by Tumblr users queerspike and flynneleh in 2014.<ref name="queerspike">{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95723127519/genders-coined-by-queerspike|title=genders coined by queerspike|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
'''[[Egoisgender]]:''' "An egotistical gender, much like narkissisgender but generally it’s not as ‘intense’ as narkissisgender is so to speak. it can be used by anyone. gender can be replaced with boi, xirl, nonbinary, fluid, etc."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/tagged/furryhell?og=1|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloinsucks.tumblr.com|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by furryhell). The synonym of this word that can only be used by people who have narcissistic personality disorder is narkissisgender.
 
  
===Ekragender===
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*'''Meaning:''' "latin/greek prefix ego, meaning self, i (first person); a gender that is solely based on yourself, and no words seem to define it other than me gender, [name] gender, i’m just who i am and my gender is mine."<ref name="queerspike" /> "One may also use (name)gender with their name inserted for a synonymous term."<ref>[https://lgbtq-unity.tumblr.com/post/163190959507/im-confused-abt-my-gender-tbh-with-gender-im-just Im confused abt my gender tbh, with gender im just like "ehhh imma do my own thing"]</ref>
'''[[Ekragender]]:''' A gender you have blown up into a million pieces or destroyed by detonating or wish you could. Prefix from the Greek word εκραγεί meaning “explode.”<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95786589979/ekragender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by gyey.)
 
  
=== Eldrigender ===
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*'''Keywords:''' namegender, personal, unique, xenogender
[[File:Eldrigender flag.png|thumb|The eldrigender flag, created by Tumblr user [https://eldritchtrender.tumblr.com/post/185489664748/eldrigender-a-gender-or-lack-thereof-which-is eldritchtrender]]]
 
'''Eldrigender:''' A gender (or possible lack thereof) which is dark, nebulous, and ultimately unknowable. Derived from the word "eldritch."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://eldritchtrender.tumblr.com/post/185489664748/eldrigender-a-gender-or-lack-thereof-which-is|title=so paint it black and take it back|website=so paint it black and take it back|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
 
  
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*'''Demographics:''' In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, three respondents said they were egogender.<ref name="2019 Gender Census" />
  
 
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{{Clear}}
 
 
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===Elementgender===
 
'''[[Elementgender]]:''' Where your gender consists of four primary parts that respectively feel linked to each element.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95786460619/elementgender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by anonymous.)
 
 
 
===Emogender===
 
A gender related to deeply identifying with [[wikipedia:Emo|emo music/emo subculture]].<ref>{{cite tweet|user=dykemaeda|number=1268373033485389829|date=3 June 2020|title=ALRIGHTY introducing EMOGENDER! emogender if for anyone who feels like being emo is a deeper part of them or they really resonate with the certain parts/ the whole idea altogether!}}</ref>
 
 
 
===Energender===
 
'''[[Energender]]:''' A gender that seems to be like a ball of energy, shifting and moving rapidly and not being able to be quite pinned down, though its basic components are somewhat known, such as being partially female, partially male, partially anything really, but there being more core genders that are harder to pin down. Can be used in ways like Energender girl, Energender boy, Energender nb, etc.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95786289374/energender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by anoddlittleplace.)
 
  
 
===Ethegender===
 
===Ethegender===
'''[[Ethegender]], Delicagender, Daingender, Ethereagender, or Elegender:''' A gender up to interpretation by individuals, but in essence is an ethereal gender that is unable to be understood by either the individual or others; a gender that cannot be explained; a dainty, elegant, or delicate gender.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95786531269/elegender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by robotxt).
 
 
===Faunagender===
 
'''[[Faunagender]]:''' "A gender influenced by animals."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95787987534/faunagender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by nooklicker).
 
Keywords: animals, nature, beings
 
 
===Fawngender===
 
'''[[Fawngender]] or Deergender:''' A gender that is explored through timidity and caution, but blossoms into something natural and cute.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95782633494/deergender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by forteh.)
 
 
===Felidaegender===
 
'''Felidaegender, Feligender, Felisgender, or Felinegender:''' "A gender corresponding to cats. When you feel fuzzy, and fluffy, and really want your chin scratched."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95787945919/felidaegenderfelinegender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by gluskinner.)
 
 
===Firegender===
 
'''[[Firegender]]:''' A fluid gender in a constant state of change that never truly extinguishes. Aesthetically linked to fire as a visual metaphor or symbol.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95787810854/firegender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by deanwinchesterinmyheart.)
 
 
===Flirtgender===
 
'''[[Flirtgender]], Amogender, or Genderamas:''' A gender identity where one’s feelings of gender are experienced through flirtiness. This can be through flirting with people or the word in general, or though flirting with gender itself.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95787752914/flirtgender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by fluiditylife.)
 
  
===Frostgender===
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*'''Name(s):''' [[Ethegender]], Delicagender, Daingender, Ethereagender, or Elegender<ref name="elegender">{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95786531269/elegender|title=elegender|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
'''Frostgender''' (coined by asperdemigirl in 2014) is defined as "A gender which is cold and very snowy."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95723977769/frostblizfreezewintegender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
 
  
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*'''Origin:''' Coined by Tumblr user robotxt.<ref name="elegender" />
File:frostgender.png|Frostgender flag created by Kiloueka.<ref>http://pride-flags.deviantart.com/gallery/?catpath=%2F&amp;q=frostgender</ref>
 
File:freezenonbinary.png|Freezenonbinary
 
File:Freezefluid.png|Freezefluid
 
File:Freezegirl.png|Freezegirl
 
File:Freezeboy.png|Freezeboy
 
</gallery>
 
  
===Freezegender===
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*'''Meaning:''' A gender up to interpretation by individuals, but in essence is an ethereal gender that is unable to be understood by either the individual or others; a gender that cannot be explained; a dainty, elegant, or delicate gender. <ref name="elegender" />
'''Freezegender:''' "Similar to frostgender, but it also encompasses other genders as well. For example, a freezegirl would be experiencing both a cold and snowy gender but also having a connection to femininity or girl-ness."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95723977769/frostblizfreezewintegender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by asperdemigirl.)
 
  
Keywords: nature, [[demigender]], temperature, season, synaesthesia
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*'''Keywords:''' indescribable, unique, xenogender
  
===Gendercosm===
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*'''Demographics:''' In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one response was ethegender, and one was elegender.<ref name="2019 Gender Census" />
'''[[Gendercosm]]:''' A gender identity encompassing and surpassing the limits of the earth/society, but doesn’t incorporate existing genders from society; a gender identity so grand and huge it cannot be explained by words. the opposite of gendervoid.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://pride-color-schemes.tumblr.com/post/148275093880/gendercosm|title=Gendercosm|website=Pride|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
 
 
 
===Genderopaque===
 
'''[[Genderopaque]]:''' "A gender experience that is neither transparent or translucent."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95719388744/misc-genders-coined-by-curiosityismysin|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by curiosityismysin.)
 
 
 
Keywords: shape, synaesthesia, texture
 
 
 
===Gendersea===
 
'''[[Gendersea]]:''' "Like gendervoid [see below], but related to the ocean. your gender is a vast sea of caverns and depths yet to be discovered. free for all to use but made with otherkin related to the ocean or sea creatures in mind."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://pride-color-schemes.tumblr.com/post/148276840350/gendersea|title=Gendersea|website=Pride|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by anonymous).
 
Keywords: animals, elements, nature, water
 
  
 
===Gendervoid===
 
===Gendervoid===
'''[[Gendervoid]]:''' "A gender consisting of the void (also/originally used to mean the same thing as genderless)." (Coined by Baaphomett).
 
Keywords: size, shape, texture, abstract concepts
 
  
===Glitchgender===
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*'''Name(s):''' [[gendervoid]]
'''[[Glitchgender]]:''' "You may or may not have a gender, but either way it’s glitched and confusing. note: ideal for glitchkin/techkin/etc but nonkin can use it too!" Not to be confused with genderglitch.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://nandbaremyfavouriteletters.tumblr.com/post/136831181147/glitchgender-fluid-gender-identity-where-the|title=Glitchgender - fluid gender identity where the transitions between genders, rather than feeling smooth, feel sudden, confusing, and abrupt.|website=Non-Binary Noise|language=en|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by wrinkledough).
 
Keywords: [[genderless]], monogender, technology, questioning
 
  
===Hydrogender===
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*'''Origin:''' Coined in 2014 by Tumblr user Baaphomett in a submission to the MOGAI-archive blog.<ref name="baaphomett masterpost" />
'''[[Hydrogender]]:''' A gender which shares qualities with or be compared to qualities of water; i.e. currents, tides, etc.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://pride-color-schemes.tumblr.com/post/148276841375/hydrogender|title=Hydrogender|website=Pride|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
 
  
===Lamingender===
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*'''Meaning:''' "A gender consisting of the void (also/originally used to mean the same thing as genderless)."<ref name="baaphomett masterpost" />
'''[[Lamingender]]:''' "A gender experience composed of layers or slices."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95719388744/misc-genders-coined-by-curiosityismysin|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by curiosityismysin.)
 
Keywords: shape, texture, abstract concepts, synaesthesia
 
===Microgender and macrogender===
 
'''[[Microgender]]''' and '''[[Macrogender]]''':  "Small and large feelings of gender that are not identifiable within social gender categories."<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95720973644/masterpost-of-genders-coined-by-baaphomett|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by Baaphomett).
 
Keywords: size, shape, space
 
  
===Necrogender===
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*'''Keywords:''' abstract, genderless, size, shape, space, texture, xenogender
'''[[Necrogender]]:''' A gender that used to exist but is now 'dead' or nonexistent. <ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95720973644/masterpost-of-genders-coined-by-baaphomett|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref> (Coined by Baaphomett).
 
  
===Preciogender===
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*'''Demographics:''' In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, 91 of the respondents (0.81%) called their gender "void," "voidgender," "gendervoid," or other variations.<ref name="2019 Gender Census" />
'''[[Preciogender]] or Precique:''' A gender which feels special and precious to you.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95725033074/genders|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
 
  
===Robogender===
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{{Clear}}
'''Robogender''': Has two definitions. '''A.''' [[Neurogender]] for neurodivergent people "who feel a bit robotic and take comfort in it".<ref name="robogender">{{Cite web |title=robogender |author= |work=all about xenogenders/neogenders |author=wormhaze |access-date=4 July 2020 |url= https://xenogenders.carrd.co/#robogender}}</ref> '''B.''' Not a neurogender: for "people who feel like theyre deeply attached to robots gender-wise", regardless of [[masculinity]] or [[femininity]].<ref>{{cite tweet|user=SL33PY_M4G3|author=Big Sis Faunus|number=1268312206044729350|title=robogender is a term used by people who feel like theyre deeply attached to robots gender-wise! they can feel feminine, masculine, or any other way and still be robogender! thats what the blue, pink, and white lines are for!!|date=3 June 2020}}</ref>
 
  
===Wintgender===
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==See also==
'''Wintgender, Wintegender, or Wintergender.''' (Coined by asperdemigirl in 2014). Similar to blizzgender, but it encompasses a second gender. A winteboy might experience both a cold, harsh, and snowy gender, but also being male or have some connection to masculinity, for example.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95723977769/frostblizfreezewintegender|title=purrloin is SHIT|website=purrloin is SHIT|access-date=2020-05-21}}</ref>
 
  
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*[[List of nonbinary identities]]
File:winternonbinary.png|Winternonbinary
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=== Wolfsbanegender ===
 
'''Wolfsbanegender:''' A xenogender that is elegant yet extremely poisonous. The poisonous aspects give a sense of protection to the one who identifies with the term.<ref name=":0" /> (Coined by Mogaiespeon.)
 
 
 
Keywords: Elegant, poison.
 
 
 
==See also==
 
*[[Genderqueer]]
 
*[[Genderfluid]]
 
 
*[[Neurogender]]
 
*[[Neurogender]]
 
*[[Otherkin]]
 
*[[Otherkin]]
  
 
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Xenogender
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Under the umbrella term Nonbinary
Frequency 0.4%


Xenogender (coined in 2014 by Tumblr user Baaphomett in a submission to the MOGAI-Archive blog, from xeno alien + "gender")[1] is a nonbinary gender identity "that cannot be contained by human understandings of gender; more concerned with crafting other methods of gender categorization and hierarchy such as those relating to animals, plants, or other creatures/things."[1] Xenogender isn't defined in relation to "female" or "male" (the binary genders), but by other kinds of ideas that most people don't think of as having to do with gender. When people talk about nonbinary gender, they often find that there aren't any words for their experiences. This is called a lexical gap. In order to fill a lexical gap, this wiki takes up "xenogender" as an umbrella term for an entire category of nonbinary genders that are defined by characteristics with no relation whatsoever to "female" or "male." The adjective "xenine" means "of or pertaining to xenogenders". The noun form of xenine is xenity.[2]

Because a gender binary society doesn't give much in the way of roles or descriptions for nonbinary genders, some transgender and nonbinary people address the challenge of describing their unusual gender identities by creative methods, referring to concepts that aren't usually seen as related to gender. This has been observed in very young nonbinary people:

"Not all children fit neatly into a male or female gender identity, trans or otherwise. For some children, the sense of being 'both' or 'neither' best describes their reality. [...] Children who see themselves as 'neither' will often speak of how regardless of whether they're with a group of boys or girls, they feel like they don’t fit. This is not necessarily a sad feeling. They just see the kids around them and know that they are not 'that.' Kids in this category often appear androgynous, and will frequently answer the question 'are you a boy or a girl' by saying their name ('I'm Devon') or by identifying themselves as animals. When asked to draw self portraits, they will portray themselves as rainbows, or unicorns, or another symbol of their choosing."

- "Frequently Asked Questions," GenderSpectrum.org [3]

These creative methods of describing nonbinary genders come naturally to many nonbinary people. As such, these are an emerging part of nonbinary culture, worthy of exploration and examination. Some common themes of these concepts:

Nouns and archetypes: Some nonbinary people find it easier to perceive or describe their inner sense of their gender identity by evoking familiar archetypes. Instead of giving references to how their gender relates to maleness and femaleness, they say their gender is-- or is like-- a kind of animal, an imaginary being, a part of nature, an abstract concept, or a symbol. Some nonbinary people describing their gender this way do so because they feel a sense of gender euphoria or some other connection when thinking about an object. Some people have made names for some of these kinds of noungenders, such as astralgender, described below.

Aesthetic and synaesthetic perceptions: Synaesthesia is an uncommon condition in which people have their senses linked together, so that, say, sounds and words bring up specific colors in their minds. Some nonbinary people find it feels more natural to perceive or describe their inner sense of their gender identity in terms of synaesthesia-like perceptions. For example, texture, size, shape, time, light, sound, or other sensory characteristics that most people don't attribute to gender at all. Some people have made names for some of these kinds of "aesthetgenders", such as dryagender, described below.

Neurodiversity: Some nonbinary people have mental variations (mental illnesses, neurological conditions, or neurodivergence). Some who have mental variations see these as an influence on-- or an inseparable part of-- their gender identity. These are called neurogenders, and most of them are not described on this page, but on the neurogender page.

In the 2020 Worldwide Gender Census, 85 of the responses (0.35%) called themselves "xenogender."[4] Far more in the census called themselves by specific genders under the xenogender umbrella, though that is hard to quantify or differentiate. Individually, any given xenogender is rare, and many seem to have only been proposed, but never used by anybody.

In order to keep the wiki accurate to the lived experiences of nonbinary people, identities should only be listed here if they cite from at least two separate external sources, showing both:

1. origin (such as a source about how the term was coined, or at least history of the term's use), and

2. evidence that the identity has actually been used as someone's own identity. Acceptable evidence includes presence in at least one Gender Census result, a news article, or published nonfiction book describing an actual person using it.

A design for a pride flag does not count toward origin or evidence of use. A personal blog does not count toward evidence of use. A source citation of a web page counts if it is either a live link, or an archive of a dead link, but dead links by themselves are not acceptable.

List of xenogenders

Aesthetgender

  • Origin: Coined by curiosityismysin.[5]
  • Meaning: "A gender experience that is derived from, or the embodiment of, an aesthetic." There are many kinds of aesthetigenders.[5] As such, aesthetigender can be considered an umbrella term within xenogender.
  • Keywords: abstract concepts, aesthetic, symbols, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, three respondents said they were this.[6]

Aliengender

  • Origin: Coined by genderghoul.[7]
  • Meaning: "A gender that is an interpretation of a gender or genders, from a nonhuman perspective. may or may not like to fit into a gender and adopt a gender, but in a sort of ‘alien trying out foreign species’s gender’ way. Can be combined with relevant genders."[7]
  • Keywords: alien, species, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one respondent said they were this.[6]

Astralgender

Astralgender flag created by helkie-three.[8]
  • Origin: Astralgender's original coining post can no longer be found. However, the term appears on a list of definitions published on Sep 6, 2015.[9] Therefore, the term was created on or before that date.
  • Meaning: A gender that feels connected to space.[8]
  • Keywords: nature, space, place, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one respondent said they were this.[6]

Astrumgender


  • Name(s): astrumgender
  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user angelknivesmogai on June 21st, 2020.[10]
  • Meaning: "A gender that feels deeply connected to stars and constellations, like lights in a void, or like there is a light bursting within you!!"
  • Keywords: stars, space, celestial, xenogender

Caelgender

  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user transmomoi in a post to the MOGAI-archive blog in 2014.[11]
  • Meaning: A gender which shares qualities with outer space or has the aesthetic of space, stars, nebulae, etc.[11]
  • Keywords: sky, nature, space, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one respondent said they were this.[6]

Contigender

  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user hardcoreshounen in a submission to the MOGAI-Archive blog in 2014.[12]
  • Meaning: "1. a gender that flows through space and time and constantly changes, always moving 2. a gender of or related to space and time. this gender can be used by itself or along with another gender to describe its state of movement e.g. a conti agender or a contigender demigirl."
  • Keywords: space, time, movement, change, genderfluid, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one respondent said they were this.[6]

Cosmicgender

Cosmicgender flag created by Kiloueka at pride-flags.deviantart.com.[13] The flag design was created to aesthetically represent looking up at space (specifically the Big Dipper) through a telescope.
  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user dragon-friker in a submission to the MOGAI-Archive blog in 2014.[14]
  • Meaning: "A gender so vast and complex that you are only able to process a small bit of it at a time. Like viewing the night sky through a telescope, you cannot hope to see all of it at once, however, you may gain more knowledge about parts of it the longer you focus on one part. May contain any number of sub genders within it that may present themselves to you. It is infinite in its possibility. Name from the vast reaches of space filled with things we cannot begin to imagine."[14]
  • Keywords: size, change, space, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, two respondents said they were this.[6] In the 2020 Gender Census, one respondent.[4]

Dryagender

  • Name(s): dryagender.
  • Origin: Coined by maromoroney.[15]
  • Meaning: A form of agender but with more of a connection to an empty forest. (In reference to the Greek nymphs).[15]
  • Keywords: genderless, nature, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one respondent said they were this.[6]

Egogender

  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr users queerspike and flynneleh in 2014.[16]
  • Meaning: "latin/greek prefix ego, meaning self, i (first person); a gender that is solely based on yourself, and no words seem to define it other than me gender, [name] gender, i’m just who i am and my gender is mine."[16] "One may also use (name)gender with their name inserted for a synonymous term."[17]
  • Keywords: namegender, personal, unique, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, three respondents said they were egogender.[6]

Ethegender

  • Name(s): Ethegender, Delicagender, Daingender, Ethereagender, or Elegender[18]
  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user robotxt.[18]
  • Meaning: A gender up to interpretation by individuals, but in essence is an ethereal gender that is unable to be understood by either the individual or others; a gender that cannot be explained; a dainty, elegant, or delicate gender. [18]
  • Keywords: indescribable, unique, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one response was ethegender, and one was elegender.[6]

Gendervoid

  • Origin: Coined in 2014 by Tumblr user Baaphomett in a submission to the MOGAI-archive blog.[1]
  • Meaning: "A gender consisting of the void (also/originally used to mean the same thing as genderless)."[1]
  • Keywords: abstract, genderless, size, shape, space, texture, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, 91 of the respondents (0.81%) called their gender "void," "voidgender," "gendervoid," or other variations.[6]

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Baaphomett. "Masterpost of genders coined by Baaphomett." Mogai-Archive. Original post where these were coined, which is lost: http://mogai-archive.tumblr.com/post/91736136744/masterpost-of-genders-coined-by-baaphomett Archive of that post: https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95720973644/masterpost-of-genders-coined-by-baaphomett Archive of that archive: https://archive.is/yULU0#selection-169.2-169.93
  2. "Anonymous asked: i'm sort of new to al of this, what exactly does 'xenine' mean?". 2 March 2019.
  3. "Frequently Asked Questions". Gender Spectrum. Archived from the original on 8 April 2014.
  4. 4.0 4.1 GC2020 Public Copy, 1 November 2020
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Misc genders coined by curiosityismysin." Mogai-Archive. Original post, lost: http://mogai-archive.tumblr.com/post/91781455594/misc-genders-coined-by-curiosityismysin Archive of that post: https://purrloinsucks.tumblr.com/post/95719388744/misc-genders-coined-by-curiosityismysin Archive of that archive: http://archive.is/EdXy8#selection-93.3-93.79
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9 "Gender Census 2019 - The Worldwide tl;dr." Gender Census (blog). March 31, 2019. Retrieved July 7, 2020. https://gendercensus.tumblr.com/post/183843963445/gender-census-2019-the-worldwide-tldr Archive: https://web.archive.org/web/20200118084451/https://gendercensus.com/post/183843963445/gender-census-2019-the-worldwide-tldr
  7. 7.0 7.1 "aliengender". purrloin is SHIT. Retrieved 2020-05-21.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Astralgender flag by Helkie-three on DeviantArt". www.deviantart.com. Retrieved 2020-05-21.
  9. "Gender Master List". Genderfluid Support (blog). Archived from the original on 28 January 2019.
  10. "Astrumgender". hi! my name is knives!. Retrieved 2020-12-03.
  11. 11.0 11.1 "caelgender". purrloin is SHIT. Retrieved 2020-05-21.
  12. "contigender". purrloin is SHIT. Retrieved 2020-05-21.
  13. http://pride-flags.deviantart.com/art/Cosmicgender-Pride-Flag-558309051
  14. 14.0 14.1 "cosmicgender". purrloin is SHIT. Retrieved 2020-05-21.
  15. 15.0 15.1 "dryagender". purrloin is SHIT. Retrieved 2020-05-21.
  16. 16.0 16.1 "genders coined by queerspike". purrloin is SHIT. Retrieved 2020-05-21.
  17. Im confused abt my gender tbh, with gender im just like "ehhh imma do my own thing"
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 "elegender". purrloin is SHIT. Retrieved 2020-05-21.