Unlabeled Gender

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    Unlabeled gender is a broad umbrella term that can be used as a gender identity label in and of itself. Someone who uses this term to describe themself may do so for various reasons, such as:

    • Being unsure of their specific gender label;
    • Being agender;
    • Being unaware of any label that matches their gender identity;
    • Their primary identification being as human;[1]
    • Disliking labels.

    Moreover, someone who identifies as unlabeled may use additional terms to specify their experience. Examples of these supplementary labels can be Galactian system labels, transfeminine, transmasculine, non-binary, among many others. Someone whose gender is unlabeled does not necessarily have to be non-binary, though they can be.

    References[edit | edit source]

    1. Piwetz, Sawyer D.; Stewart, Katricia D.F.; Weisberg, Yanna J.; and Tompkins, Tanya L., "Non-binary Living in a Binary World: The Unlabeled Experience" (2015). Linfield University Student Symposium: A Celebration of Scholarship and Creative Achievement. Event. Submission 86. https://digitalcommons.linfield.edu/symposium/2015/all/86/ Archived on 17 July 2023