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  • Name of identity: Biza'ah
  • Culture: Zapotec, Mesoamerica
  • Era: ??? - to present[1]
  • Description of sex/gender: AMAB individuals who take on feminine roles. Similar to the Muxe, described below.[2]
  • Role in society: "The biza'ah sometimes engage in the stereotypically feminine activities of their community such as the making of ceremonial candles."[3]
  1. Stephen, Lynn (March 2002). "Sexualities and Genders in Zapotec Oaxaca". Latin American Perspectives. 29 (2): 41-59. doi:10.1177/0094582X0202900203.
  2. "Chapter 3: Global Sexualities: LGBTQ Anthropology Past, Present, and Future | Glossary". LGBTQ+ Studies: An Open Textbook. Retrieved 5 December 2020.
  3. "Global Terms". Digital Transgender Archive. Retrieved 5 December 2020.