English Gender

Gender interacts with but is different from biological sex. Socially constructed characteristics, such as attitudes, behaviors, norms, and roles, assigned to men, women, etc. are collectively understood as gender.

One's gender identity is based on their deeply individual understanding and experiences of self.

Usage in sentence:

  • The assumption that there are only two genders is not true.
  • More awareness about gender should be spread among the common populace.
  • Gender roles are becoming blurred.

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Gender Dysphoria

A sense of discomfort felt by individuals due to a mismatch between their true gender identity and the roles assigned at birth is called gender dysphoria.


Men who are attracted to other men. This attraction could be sexual or romantic or both.


Women who are attracted to other women. Attraction could be romantic or sexual or both.


People attracted to two or more genders. This attraction could be sexual or romantic or both.


It is an umbrella term for people who deviate from the norm of cisheterosexuality.