“CISGENDER?! Is That A Disease?!”

Or, a primer in gender vocabulary for the curious-minded

you’re here, I first want to humbly say thank you. Maybe you’re here because you keep seeing this word ‘cisgender’ and thinking, “what is that?” Maybe you’ve wondered what’s up with this seemingly overnight onslaught of trans people coming out of the woodwork. Or maybe there’s a TGNC (trans and/or gender nonconforming) person in your life who has socially transitioned and changed pronouns, and you try, but you just cannot understand how this came to be or why it’s even a…



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Martie Sirois

Covering the intersection of culture, politics & equality. Featured in Marker, HuffPost, PopSugar, Scary Mommy; heard on NPR, SiriusXM, LTYM, TIFO podcast, etc.