90 percent reported experiencing anti-trans bias at work, and 43 percent reported having attempted suicide.
This is because the term androgyny is closely associated with a blend of socially defined masculine and feminine traits.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation and Gender Spectrum use the term gender-expansive to convey "a wider, more flexible range of gender identity and/or expression than typically associated with the binary gender system".
I'm a deep thinker that enjoys intellect and creative fun.
I'm not your typical everyday guy, so expect the unexpected.
In western societies, Australia may have been the first country to legally recognize third classifications, following recognition of Alex Mac Farlane as having indeterminate sex, reported in 2003.
In the United States, the majority of respondents to the National Transgender Discrimination Survey chose "A gender not listed here." The 'Not Listed Here' respondents were nine percentage-points (33 percent) more likely to report forgoing healthcare due to fear of discrimination than the general sample (36 percent compared to 27 percent).In today's society, many genderqueer people still use the gender they were given at birth to conduct every day business because many areas of life still conduct business with binary genders.Things are changing though as more businesses are becoming more accepting of non-binary genders.Individuals may express gender non-normatively by not conforming into the binary gender categories of "man" and "woman".Androgynous (also androgyne) is frequently used as a descriptive term for people in this category.Although this category includes a broad range of identities which do not conform to traditional gender norms, scholar Finn Enke states that people who identify with any of these positions may not necessarily self-identify as transgender.