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1. Identifying as having a gender that corresponds to the sex one has been assigned at birth; not transgender.
2. Of or relating to cisgender people.
A person who is cisgender.

[cis- + gender (on the model of transgender).]
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The essays illustrate how female characters are reclaiming agency in this subgenre and how these characters are not only cisgendered, white women.
"I recognize that in reality, there is a wide-spread discrepancy amongst my industry that favours Caucasian, cisgendered actors and that not every actor has been given the same opportunities that I have been privileged to.
At the same time, sexual dissident and gender non-confirming people, whose queerness troubles the cisgendered male-female binary, continue to be marginalized from both mainstream and LGBTQ communities (Johnson, 2013).
In reality, these systems at the foundation of information organization and retrieval do just that: reflect and reinforce a structure that privileges those who are male, cisgendered, heterosexual, white, and Christian [11].
"In cases involving, straight, cisgendered women, the authorities attempt to help arrest blackmailers, [whereas] LGBTIQ individuals rarely receive any kind of protection from authorities," the report states.
Host Katherine Ryan, inset, quips: "It's an all-female, cisgendered, mostly white, women line up.
Host Katherine Ryan, inset, below, quips: "It's an all-female, cisgendered, mostly white, women lineup.
Host Katherine Ryan quips: "It's an all-female, cisgendered, mostly white woman line-up.
We are three straight, cisgendered women; two of us are White and one is African American.
As the editors ask, just how important is the hymen to this discussion anyway, as it refers only to "the most normative, cisgendered body of the female" (4)?
Kim's work is relevant to discussions about the medical interventions used on disabled bodies, trans bodies, and intersex bodies as well as those about how sexuality for disabled folks has been institutionalized in a heterosexist and cisgendered way.
As a result of these differences, we have elected to draw our attention to those who identify as heterosexual, which refers herein to those who participate in opposite-sex relationships, and cisgendered, which refers to those whose gender corresponds to their birth sex.