"Agénero" también se llama "generoblanco", "singenero", "vaciogenero", "no-genero", o "nulo género". Agénero es una identidad clasificada bajo el paraguas de las identidades no-binaria y transgénero. Las personas agénero o bien no hallan en sí una identidad de género, o bien definen esto como tener una identidad de género neutral.
Un artículo de 1997 en la revista: "International Journal of Transgenderism" describía "un individuo de cualquier sexo biológico puede autoreferirse como una persona carente de género, de modo que no se identifica con ninguno de los géneros convencionalmente establecidos."
"Non-gendered", "genderless", and "agender" were mentioned in a list of valid nonbinary identities in the 2013 text Sexuality and Gender for Mental Health Professionals: A Practical Guide.
Tumblr user transrants (also known as Salem X or "Ska") created the agender flag in 2014.
On March 10 2017, a resident of Portland, Oregon, USA requested in court to be legally agender, and the request was approved.
A 2018 survey of "Attitudes to Gender", ran by the Britain-based "Future of Legal Gender" project, asked people if they agree or disagree with the statement "More people will identify as agender (not having a gender) in the future." 32.4% selected "agree" and 13.7% selected "strongly agree". 20.6% selected "neither agree nor disagree" and 19.7% "don't know", compared to a mere 6.6% "disagree" and 7% "strongly disagree". (71% of nonbinary respondents agreed or strongly agreed.)
Agénero como identidad de género o como ausencia de identidad de género
Algunas personas agénero sienten que carecen de identidad de género, mientras que otros sienten que ser agénero es en sí una identidad. Esto puede ser similar, o intercalarse, con la experiencia de ser de género neutro.
Puesto que algunos individuos agénero no poseen una identidad de género, es importante no hablar de las experiencias de las personas transgénero o no-binarias únicamente "únicamente" en tanto experiencias de identidad de género.
Diferencia entre "sin-género" y "neutrois"
Hay escaso consenso entre la diferencia entre términos como "agénero", "sin-género", "no-género", "género neutro" y "neutrois". Estos términos son usados habitualmente de modo intercambiable, o definidos particularmente por las personas en maneras en que no necesariamente coinciden con las autodefiniciones de otras personas que emplean esos mismos términos.
Suele decirse que el no-género o la ausencia de un género es la experiencia de no poseer identidad de género cualquiera, mientras que ser de género neutral o neutrois es la experiencia de "poseer" una identidad caracterizada por la pura neutralidad, absuelta de las categorías de varón o mujer. Ahora bien, estas afirmaciones no coinciden con las experiencias de toda persona que se haya identificado de ese modo. Esto es un resultado del disenso entre las definiciones "prescriptivistas" de los términos (defender cómo debería emplearse una palabra, lo cual implica que muchos la han usado mal) o "descriptivistas" (denotar cómo las personas han usado de hecho una palabra, sin pretensiones de hacerlo cambiar).
No-género como término omniabarcante
Algunas personas activistas, como Christie Elan-Cane, emplean el término "non-gendered" (aproximadamente, no-género) para referirse a todos los géneros situados fuera del binario tradicional. Este uso precede incluso al término "no-binario" varios años, y no está exento de problemas: muchos lo tildan de problemático porque carga la idea de que las identidades no-binarias no existen realmente, o que todas las personas no-binarias carecen de género. Con todo, este término está en los documentos oficiales de ciertas organizaciones importantes como el único que cubre todo el espectro del no-binario. Comúnmente ocurre en Reino Unido, por ejemplo, en el Plan de Acción del Gobierno Británico sobre las Personas Transgénero.
Lista de las identidades agénero
Puede ser realmente difícil describir y nombrar una identidad de género que involucra la falta intrínseca de una identidad de género siquiera. De ese modo, ciertas personas consideran la necesidad de construir nuevos nombres para esta misma identidad, o para distinguir entre distintas pero similares identidades basadas en la ausencia de género.
anongender. "A gender that is unknown to you and others".
apogender. Coined by queerspike. "Greek prefix apo, meaning away from, separate, at the farthest point; a subset of agender in which you feel not only genderless but entirely removed from the concept of gender."
agenderflux. Coined by perfectlybrokenbones. "Where you identify as agender but have fluctuations where you feel feminine or masculine but not male or female. ".
cancegender. coined by prideful-concerto. "An individual is agender as their “base” gender but experiences fluid/fluxing gender feelings in tandem with their emotions. These gender feelings may confuse or upset the individual and cause their emotional state to go haywire, which causes more gender changes." Synonym agenderfluid.
genderfree. As described by polyamaesthetic, "someone whose gender is not present; someone who feels their gender is insignificant or irrelevant; someone whose gender is kind of ambiguous, but definitely queer; someone whose gender feels blurry, cloudy, whimsical, and free" Caution: sometimes used by trangender-exclusionary feminists to identify themself as someone who rejects the concept of gender identity.
gendernull. As described by Baaphomett, "A gender like gendervoid but without the void."
gendervoid. As described by Baaphomett, "A gender consisting of the void (also/originally used to mean the same thing as genderless)."
librafluid. Coined by otterlyradical and pride-flags-for-us. "Mostly agender, but has a strong connection that fluctuates between masculinity and femininity."
null gender. Coined by dieselwolfe. "Undefinable, intangible, the uncreation of gender. Its taking everything everyone throws at you, saying male, female, pick one, pick this, pick that, and taking it in, only to expel it, poisonous crystals erupting from your skin, armor against those who don’t listen. A 'I don’t want a label because labels don’t fit but they help shut people up sometimes, so here have a label' gender label. A fall-back plan, a red herring to give people who can’t conceptualize the absence, void, nullification of gender. It is, and is not. All and none. Nonexistant but present."
oneirogender. Coined by anonymous. "Being agender, but having recurring fantasies or dreams of being a certain gender without the actual dysphoria or desire to actually be that gender day-to-day. e.g. oneiroboy, oneirogirl, oneirononbinary, etc."
Ver artículo principal: Notable nonbinary people
Hay muchas más personas notables que se identifican fuera del género binario. Las siguientes son meramente algunas de ellas.
- Christie Elan-Cane is a non-gendered activist based in the UK, "fighting for legal and social recognition outside the societal gender system".
- Tyler Ford (b. 1990) is an American writer and public speaker of mixed black and white Jewish ethnicity. Ford appeared as the first transgender contestant on The Glee Project in 2012. They are agender.
- Raeen Roes (Angel Haze) (b. 1991), a well known agender rapper. They have been nominated for awards with MTV, O Music Awards, BET Awards, and GLAAD Music Awards. They announced on Twitter that they were agender. 
- Public Universal Friend (1752 - 1819), an evangelist who preached against slavery in the early United States. The Friend was genderless and asked to be called by no pronouns at all.
- Andre J. (b. 1979) is an American party promoter who is a presence in the New York City fashion scene. They have been featured in photo spreads in French Vogue and V magazine. They are genderless and agender.
- Amita Kuttner, PhD., is an astrophysicist who is in the race for leader of Canada's Green Party.. They call themself nonbinary, genderfluid, and agender.
- Juno Mitchell is an American model. They walked alongside Miley Cyrus in the 2020 Marc Jacobs New York Fashion Week show. Their Instagram profile says they are agender.
- Jinkx Monsoon (b. 1987) an American drag performer, actor, comedian and singer best known for winning the fifth season of RuPaul's Drag Race. In a Facebook post about transphobia and the drag scene, Monsoon said, "I, myself do not identify as cis-gendered. I am genderless."
- Chanda Prescod-Weinstein (b. 1982) is a cosmologist and science writer based at the University of New Hampshire. She was a founding member of the American Astronomical Society's Committee for Sexual Orientation and Gender Minorities in Astronomy. In an interview, she described herself as a femme agender cis-sex woman.
- DeAnne Smith is an award-winning Canadian-American comedian, writer and columnist. Smith is agender and transmasculine.
- Bogi Takács is a Jewish poet, writer, psycholinguist, editor, and translator who has written Torah-inspired work. They won the Lambda Literary Award for Best Transgender Fiction. Their Twitter bio says they are agender.
- Eris Young is a multi-genre writer known for their debut book They/Them/Their: A Guide to Nonbinary & Genderqueer Identities, published in fall 2019. They are agender and genderqueer.
Agender characters in fiction
See main article: Nonbinary gender in fiction
There are many more nonbinary characters in fiction who have a gender identity outside of the binary. The following are only some of those characters who are specifically called by the words "agender," "genderblank," "genderfree," "genderless," "gendervoid," "non-gendered," "null gender," or not having a gender, either in their canon, or by their creators.
- “Ashiok” from the popular card game Magic: The Gathering is explicitly referred to as being nongendered. Though some depictions of the character include “he” as a pronoun, a lead designer from the company that makes the game has insisted on numerous occasions that the character is explicitly nongendered. Even going so far as to write stories which avoid referring to Ashiok using gendered pronouns at all. Ashiok's card can be found here.
- Roswell, in the podcast The Adventure Zone, is an Earth Elemental made of living clay in a suit of armor, who talks via a small bird. Roswell is agender and uses they/them pronouns.
- Chaos Life by A. Stiffler and K. Copeland - A light-hearted, semi-autobiographical webcomic about the everyday idiosyncrasies of an agender person, their female partner, and their cats.
- 6ses by Kagome is a comic that features an agender protagonist.
- *Eri the Cyborg by Ren is a comic that features an agender protagonist.
- Biaggio, in the movie "The Kings of Summer," asserts that he doesn't see himself as "having a gender."
- In the video game NiGHTS into Dreams the character "NiGHTS is neutral, and therefore has no gender. The impressions of the character with regards to gender are totally up to the player" according to Takashi Iizuka, the lead designer of the game.
- Bone Dance by Emma Bull. Character: the protagonist, Sparrow, is canonically described as "sexless" and "genderless." The exact details of their identity are a matter of debate (spoilers).
- The entire race of Chronicoms from Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. are vehemently agender, though they are a race of extraterrestrial androids. They use gendered pronouns based on their current form.
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