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gender identity

n.
An individual's self-identification as being male, female, neither gender, or a blend of both genders.
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Noun1.gender identity - your identity as it is experienced with regard to your individuality as male or female; awareness normally begin in infancy and is reinforced during adolescence
identity, personal identity, individuality - the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity; "you can lose your identity when you join the army"
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Webb, a psychotherapist in the UK who trains other mental health professionals on how to support trans people, provides a guide to gender identity counseling.
The approved a resolution to remove 'gender identity disorder' from its global manual of diagnoses, in a move that will have a 'liberating effect on transgender people worldwide,' says Human Rights Watch.
WHO approved a resolution to remove "gender identity disorder" from its global manual of diagnoses, in a move that will have a "liberating effect on transgender people worldwide," says Human Rights Watch.
Gender identity can be a tricky subject to undertake with any teen, but it is a necessary conversation in this day and age.
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Effective July 8, New Hampshire added "gender identity" as a protected class under its anti-discrimination law.
Even though there have been positive developments, human rights of persons of different sexual orientation and gender identity continue to be insufficiently respected.
The justice ministry on Monday launched a public consultation for a new bill on legal recognition of gender identity -- the first stage in a long process before the bill can become law.

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