Xenogender

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Xenogender (coined by Baaphomett in 2014, 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 arithmogender, faunagender, and gendersea, 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 genders, such as archaigender, cosmicgender, and frostgender, 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 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, 0.35% (40) of the responses 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.[4] Individually, any given xenogender is rare, and many seem to have only been proposed, but never used by anybody. Most of the xenogenders listed below did not appear at all in the census, and those that did, usually appeared in only one response out of thousands.[4]

List of xenogenders

Abimegender

  • Origin: From "Old French - related to 'abyss'; from Latin a- 'without' byssos 'bottom'.[5]
  • Meaning: Having a gender which is profound, deep, and infinite.[5]
  • Keywords: size, shape, space, synaesthesia, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were abimegender.[4]


Aesthetgender

  • Origin: Coined by curiosityismysin.[7]
  • Meaning: "A gender experience that is derived from, or the embodiment of, an aesthetic." There are many kinds of aesthetigenders.[7] 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 of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Aethergender

Aethergender flag created by Kiloueka.[8]
  • Name(s): aethergender, Æthergender, or ethergender.[9]
  • Origin: Coined by royalgummi.[9]
  • Meaning: A gender that feels very wide, commanding, breathtaking and powerful. Can be combined with relevant genders.[9]
  • Keywords: space, size, synaesthesia, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, no respondents said they were aethergender.[4]

Aliengender

  • Origin: Coined by genderghoul.[10]
  • 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."[10]
  • Keywords: alien, species, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one respondent said they were this.[4]

Archaicgender

Archaicgender flag created by Kiloueka.[11] The flag design was created to aesthetically represent an ancient abandoned wall with vines growing on it.


  • Name(s): archaicgender, archaigender, or historiagender.[12] Tumblr users stardle and eldrigender coined "Heliogender" and "Historiagender" as synonyms for archaicgender.[13]
  • Origin: Coined by irredeemablegoety and completelynormalscientist.[12]
  • Meaning: "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." "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."[12]
  • Keywords: time, size, synaesthesia, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, no respondents said they were archaicgender.[4]


Ariegender

  • Origin: Coined by anonymous.[14]
  • Meaning: "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."[14]
  • Keywords: self-control, xenogender


Arithmogender

Arithmogender flag created by Kiloueka.[15] The flag design was created to aesthetically represent numbers written on a chalkboard.


  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user furryhell in 2014.[16]
  • Meaning: "A number gender. It can range from any numbers, positive, negative, decimals, fractions, etc. "Gender" can be replaced with xirl, fluid, girl, boi, nb, nonbinary, boy, enby, etc."[16]
  • Keywords: abstract concepts, symbols, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]


Astergender

  • Name(s): astergender. From Latin "aster"- related to 'star'.
  • Origin: Astergender's original coining post can no longer be found. However, the term appears in a pastebin document belonging to Cade, one of the moderators of the now-defunct "MOGAI-Archive" Tumblr blog, dated September 27th, 2014.[17] Therefore, the term was created on or before that date, likely by the moderators or one of the blog's followers.
  • Meaning: "Having a gender which is bright, celestial, and radial."[18]
  • Keywords: light, nature, shape, space, star, symbols, synaesthesia, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]


Flags

Alternates

Astralgender

Astralgender flag created by helkie-three.[19]
  • 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.[20] Therefore, the term was created on or before that date.
  • Meaning: A gender that feels connected to space.[19]
  • Keywords: nature, space, place, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Beegender

Beegender flag created by twitter user gremlinkinner[21]
  • Origin: Coined by twitter user hugepolecat3298.[22]
  • Meaning: 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."[22]
  • Keywords: animals, bees, insects, nature, epetition, repeating, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Biogender

Biogender flag created by Kiloueka.[23]
  • Origin: Coined by an anonymous submission to the MOGAI-Archive Tumblr blog in 2014.[24]
  • Meaning: A gender that is connected to nature in some way. There are many kinds of biogenders, such as blizzgender, boggender, felisgender, dryagender, earthgender, elementgender, faunagender, fawngender, genderflora, and hydrogender (see elsewhere on this page).[24] (Although the word sounds similar, biogender is not to be confused with biological sex.)
  • Keywords: animals, archetype, elements, nature, plants, species, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, no respondents called themselves "biogender."[4]

Boggender

  • Origin: Coined by an anonymous submission to the MOGAI-archive blog on Tumblr in 2014.[25]
  • Meaning: A gender that feels like, or can be compared to a bog, swamp, marsh or similar.[25]
  • Keywords: nature, water, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, no respondents said they were this, although one did say "my gender is fluid like a bog," and another one said their gender was "bog monster."[4]

Bungender

  • Origin:
  • Meaning: A gender "for people who feel like their gender is soft and small, or even anxious," like a bunny.[26]
  • Keywords: animals, anxiety, anxious, bunny, bunnies, nature, rabbit, small, species, xenogender

Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Caelgender

  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user transmomoi in a post to the MOGAI-archive blog in 2014.[27]
  • Meaning: A gender which shares qualities with outer space or has the aesthetic of space, stars, nebulae, etc.[27]
  • Keywords: sky, nature, space, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Cengender

  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user small-enby in the MOGAI-Archive blog in 2014.[28]
  • Meaning: "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."[28]
  • Keywords: genderfluid, indefinable, multigender, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Chaosgender

  • Origin: Coined by ihatecispeople.[29]
  • Meaning: When your gender does lots of confusing things and doesn't make sense to anyone.
  • Keywords: indefinable, indescribable, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Circgender

  • Origin: Coined by an anonymous submission to the MOGAI-Archive blog in 2014.[30]
  • Meaning: A gender that feels so magical and grand you can’t describe it. named after Circe, goddess of magic.[30]
  • Keywords: indefinable, magic, size, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Contigender

  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user hardcoreshounen in a submission to the MOGAI-Archive blog in 2014.[31]
  • 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 of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Cosmicgender

Cosmicgender flag created by Kiloueka at pride-flags.deviantart.com.[32] 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.[33]
  • 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."[33]
  • Keywords: size, change, space, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, two respondents.[4]

Cryptogender

Cryptogender flag
  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user puurpel in a submission to the MOGAI-Archive blog in 2014.[34]
  • Meaning: "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."[34]
  • Keywords: indefinable, spooky, supernatural, questioning, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, no respondents said they were cryptogender or gendercryptic, but one said they were cryptofem, which may be related.[4]

Daimogender

  • Name(s): daimogender.
  • Meaning: 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.”[35]
  • Keywords: spooky, supernatural, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Delphigender

  • Name(s): delphigender or mystigender.[36]
  • Origin: Coined by genderlord.[36]
  • Meaning: A mysterious, mystical and obscure non-binary gender.[36]
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Digigender

Digigender flag created by Kiloueka.[37] 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.
  • Name(s): digigender.
  • Origin: Coined by furryhell.[16]
  • Meaning: "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."[16]
  • Keywords: abstract concepts, aesthetic technology, symbols, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Donumgender

  • Name(s): donumgender.
  • Origin: Coined in the MOGAI-Archive Tumblr blog in 2014.
  • Meaning: 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).[38]
  • Keywords: reincarnation, spirituality, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Dryagender

  • Name(s): dryagender.
  • Origin: Coined by maromoroney.[39]
  • Meaning: A form of agender but with more of a connection to an empty forest. (In reference to the Greek nymphs).[39]
  • Keywords: genderless, nature, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Dulcigender

Dulcigender flag.
  • Name(s): dulcigender.
  • Origin: Coined by transmomoi.[40]
  • Meaning: An aesthetically-centered gender that is associated largely with stereotypically feminine things (such as pinks, frills, buns, and general cute things).[40]
  • Keywords: aesthetic, feminine, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Earthgender

The stripes on the earthgender flag represent the colors of the Earth.
  • Origin: Coined by an anonymous submission to the MOGAI-Archive blog in 2014.[41]
  • Meaning: “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).”[41]
  • Keywords: nature, spirituality
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Effreu

  • Meaning: "A scary nonbinary gender. If it's nonbinary feminine, it’s known as effrille. If it's nonbinary masculine, it's known as effron."[42]
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Egogender

  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr users queerspike and flynneleh in 2014.[43]
  • 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."[43] "One may also use (name)gender with their name inserted for a synonymous term."[44]
  • Keywords: namegender, personal, unique, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, three of the 11,242 respondents said they were egogender.[4]

Egoisgender

  • Name(s): egoisgender
  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user furryhell in a submission to the MOGAI-Archive blog in 2014.[16]
  • Meaning: "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."[16] The synonym of this word that can only be used by people who have narcissistic personality disorder is narkissisgender.
  • Keywords: emotion, indefinable, indescribable, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Ekragender

  • Origin: Coined by gyey.[45]
  • Meaning: 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.”[45]
  • Keywords: xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Eldrigender

The eldrigender flag, created by Tumblr user eldritchtrender
  • Name(s): eldrigender
  • Origin:
  • Meaning: A gender (or possible lack thereof) which is dark, nebulous, and ultimately unknowable. Derived from the word "eldritch."[46]
  • Keywords: indefinable, indescribable, spooky
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Elementgender

  • Origin: Coined by an anonymous submission to the MOGAI-Archive blog in 2014.[47]
  • Meaning: Where your gender consists of four primary parts that respectively feel linked to each element.[47]
  • Keywords: magic, multigender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Emogender

  • Name(s): emogender
  • Origin: Coined by Twitter user dykemaeda in 2020.[48]
  • Keywords: arts, music, subculture, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Energender

  • Origin: Coined by anoddlittleplace.[49]
  • Meaning: 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.[49]
  • Keywords: genderfluid, indescribable, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Ethegender

  • Name(s): Ethegender, Delicagender, Daingender, Ethereagender, or Elegender[50]
  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user robotxt.[50]
  • 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. [50]
  • Keywords: indescribable, unique, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, one response was ethegender, and one was elegender.[4]

Faunagender

  • Name(s): faunagender
  • Origin: Coined by nooklicker[51]
  • Meaning: "A gender influenced by animals."[51] This can be an umbrella term for many other xenogender identities that name specific kinds of animals.
  • Keywords: animals, nature, species, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were faunagender.[4]

Fawngender

  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user forteh.[52]
  • Meaning: A gender that is explored through timidity and caution, but blossoms into something natural and cute.[52]
  • Keywords: animals, cute, emotions, nature, species, xenogender
  • Demographics:

Felinegender

  • Name(s): Felidaegender, Feligender, Felisgender, or Felinegender[53] See also catgender.
  • Origin: Coined by gluskinner.[53]
  • Meaning: "A gender corresponding to cats. When you feel fuzzy, and fluffy, and really want your chin scratched."[53]
  • Keywords: animals, species, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Firegender

  • Origin: Coined by deanwinchesterinmyheart.[54]
  • Meaning: A fluid gender in a constant state of change that never truly extinguishes. Aesthetically linked to fire as a visual metaphor or symbol.[54]
  • Keywords: aesthetic, element, genderfluid, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Flirtgender

  • Origin: Coined by fluiditylife.[55]
  • Meaning: 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.
  • Keywords: emotions, relationships, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Gendercosm

  • Origin:Coined in 2014 by tumblr user pocketmouse.[56]
  • Meaning: 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.[57]
  • Keywords: indescribable, size, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Genderfleur

  • Name(s): Genderfleur
  • Origin:
  • Meaning: "a person whose gender feels related to flowers or plant life in general"[58]
  • Keywords: flora, flower, nature, plants, species, xenogender

Genderopaque

  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user curiosityismysin in 2014.[7]
  • Meaning: "A gender experience that is neither transparent or translucent."
  • Keywords: indefinable, indescribable, shape, synaesthesia, texture, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Gendersea

  • Origin: Coined by an anonymous submission to the MOGAI-archive blog in 2014.
  • Meaning: "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."[59]
  • Keywords: animals, elements, nature, water, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

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 11,242 respondents (0.81%) called their gender "void," "voidgender," "gendervoid," or other variations.[4]

Glitchgender

  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user wrinkledough.[60]
  • Meaning: "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!"[60] Not to be confused with genderglitch.
  • Keywords: genderless, monogender, technology, questioning, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Hydrogender

  • Origin:
  • Meaning: A gender which shares qualities with or be compared to qualities of water; i.e. currents, tides, etc.[61]
  • Keywords: elements, possibly genderfluid, indescribable, nature, water, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Lamingender

  • Name(s): Lamingender
  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user curiosityismysin in 2014.[7]
  • Meaning: "A gender experience composed of layers or slices."[7]
  • Keywords: abstract, indescribable, shape, texture, synaesthesia, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Macrogender and microgender

  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user Baaphomett in 2014.[1]
  • Meaning: "Small and large feelings of gender that are not identifiable within social gender categories."[1]
  • Keywords: indescribable, size, shape, space, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Necrogender

  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user Baaphomett in 2014.[1]
  • Meaning: A gender that used to exist but is now 'dead' or nonexistent.[1]
  • Keywords: indescribable, spooky, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Orbgender

  • Name(s): Orbgender
  • Origin:
  • Meaning: "a person whose gender feels round and without edges"[58]
  • Keywords: circle, circular, indescribable, orb, shape, sphere, spherical, synaesthesia, xenogender
  • Demographics:

Preciogender

  • Name(s): Preciogender or Precique[62]
  • Origin: Coined in 2014 in the MOGAI-Archive blog.
  • Meaning: A gender which feels special and precious to you.[62]
  • Keywords: emotions
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this.[4]

Robogender

  • Name(s): robogender
  • Origin:
  • Meaning: By one definition, a neurogender for neurodivergent people "who feel a bit robotic and take comfort in it".[63] By another definition, not a neurogender: for "people who feel like theyre deeply attached to robots gender-wise", regardless of masculinity or femininity.[64]
  • Keywords: neurogender, noungender, robot, xenogender
  • Demographics: In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were this, though six responses used the words robot or robo-.[4]

Smolgender

  • Name(s): Smolgender
  • Origin: Coined in January 2017 by DJ, the mod of queerheadcanonoftheday tumblr blog.[65]
  • Meaning: "a person whose gender is intrinsically tied to a sense of smolness (not to be confused with 'smallness') regardless of their actual physical height"[58]
  • Keywords: cute, size, small, smol, xenogender
  • Demographics:

Winter genders

Blizzgender flag created by Kiloueka.[66]


  • Names: blizzgender, blizgender, frostgender, freezegender, wintergender, wintegender, and wintgender.[67]
  • Origin: Coined by Tumblr user asperdemigirl by a submission to the MOGAI-Archive blog in 2014.[67]
  • Meaning: Frostgender is "A gender which is cold and very snowy," whereas freezegender is "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." Blizzgender or blizgender is "Similar to frostgender [which is cold and snowy], but more intense and sometimes harsh." Wintergender is 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.[67]
  • Keywords: demigender, feminine, nature, masculine, season, sensation, synaesthesia, temperature, weather, xenogender
  • Demographics: The editors of this wiki have yet to find evidence that anyone has identified as these genders. They seem to have been proposed, but not used. In the 2019 Worldwide Gender Census, none of the 11,242 respondents said they were any of these.[4]


Witchgender

  • Name(s): Witchgender
  • Origin:
  • Meaning: Gender with a connection to witchcraft and/or magic.[69]
  • Keywords: magic, noungender, occult, spells, spirituality, spooky, witch, wizard, wix, xenogender
  • Demographics:

Zodiacgender

  • Name(s): Zodiacgender
  • Origin:
  • Meaning: An umbrella term for genders related to a specific zodiac sign.[70] Not to be confused with Libragender, which has a different meaning.
  • Keywords: star sign, zodiac, birth sign, constellations, Aries, Leo, Sagittarius, Gemini, Libra, Aquarius, Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn, Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces, xenogender
  • Demographics:

See also

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