|This page is about a gender identity that is not widely used among gender-variant people. This does not mean that the identity is not valid, but that very few people are known to use this term.
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|Under the umbrella term||Bigender|
Ambigender is a static bigender identity in which two genders are experienced simultaneously with no fluidity or shifting. In addition to being a type of bigender identity, ambigender also falls under the multigender umbrella term.
Just like any other gender identity, ambigender people can use any set of pronouns they like, or even use multiple sets of pronouns.
History[edit | edit source]
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The term "ambigender" as a gender identity dates back at least to the mid-1990s; for example in 1993, it was mentioned in a list of terms in Cross-Talk, a transgender community magazine.
In a 2010 encyclopedia, ambigender is listed as a type of "androgyne" gender.
|«||Androgyne identities include pangender, bigender, ambigender, nongendered, agender, gender fluid, or intergender.||»|
References[edit | edit source]
- bigendering (7 March 2018). "Anonymous asked: What is the difference between ambigender and bigender?". Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- Jakubowski, Kaylee (4 March 2014). "Too Queer for Your Binary: Everything You Need to Know and More About Non-Binary Identities". Everyday Feminism. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- GC2020 Public Copy, 1 November 2020
- Blackwood, Anne (March 1993). "Cogito Ergo Fem". Cross-Talk: The Transgender Community News & Information Monthly (41): 4.
Bigender, ambigender, transgender, contragender, femmiphile, gendervert ... makes no difference what you call the greater communities so long as everyone knows what the term means.
- Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies, page 894, SAGE Publications, 2010.