What does cisgender mean relative to transgender?
By -- Mar 16, 2022
Cisgender is a combination of the prefix "Cis" and gender. Cis means "on this side of something" and "trans" means the other side of something. When both Cis and Trans are used in association with gender identity we come up with cisgender or people having a gender identity and body development that are closely in line with each other. Cisgendered people feel comfortable with that alignment. Transgender folks on the other hand experience a mis-alignment with their gender identity and body configuration. Hence the extreme desire to correct the situation