gender bender(redirected from gender benders)
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gender benderor gen·der-ben·der (jĕn′dər-bĕn′dər)
1. One whose dress or behavior does not conform to conventional gender roles.
2. Something, such as a theatrical performance or a book, whose portrayal of gender roles is nontraditional or androgynous.
gen′der-bend′ing (-bĕn′dĭng) adj. & n.
Informal. one, as a cross-dresser, that blurs differences between the sexes.