Neutrois

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Neutrois is a gender identity. It is characterized by gender neutrality.[1] Neutrois is often translated as indifference towards gender or even lack of it as in agender.[2][3] The term is often used by those who want to show a feeling of gender dysphoria and who want or plan medical and/or social transition to have a more neutral or androgynous appearance by removing gender markers that are associated with femininity or masculinity.[4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

History and use of the term[change | change source]

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In 1995, an individual named HA Burnham created the word "neutrois" as a name for a non-binary or third-gender, It was a blend word of neutral and -trois (three in French).[11][12] In February 2014, Facebook launched Neutrois as one of the 50 identity options available.[13]

Resources[change | change source]

  1. "Define". genderqueer.me. 2011-03-06. Retrieved 2020-01-09.
  2. "LGBTQ Terms | Neutrois.com". neutrois.com. Retrieved 2020-01-09.
  3. "Definition of neutrois | Dictionary.com". www.dictionary.com. Retrieved 2020-01-09.
  4. "Neutrois". Gender Construction Kit. Retrieved 2020-11-11.
  5. Mardell, Ashley (2016-11-08). The ABC's of LGBT+. Mango Media Inc. ISBN 9781633534087.
  6. "Definition of Neutrois | New Word Suggestion | Collins Dictionary". www.collinsdictionary.com. Retrieved 2020-11-11.
  7. "Neither Man Nor Woman: Meet the Agender". The Cut. Retrieved 2020-11-11.
  8. "What is Neutrois? - Agender. Neutral-gender. Neither male nor female". Mermaids. Retrieved 2020-11-11.
  9. "Which gender are you: Neutrois or Two-Spirit? | Christopher Silvester". The Critic Magazine. 2020-10-01. Retrieved 2020-11-11.
  10. Wynne, Griffin (2021-08-25). "Here's What It Means to Be Neutrois". Cosmopolitan. Retrieved 2021-09-07.
  11. "Neutrois - AVENwiki". wiki.asexuality.org. Retrieved 2020-01-09.
  12. "Neutrois - FAQs". neutrois.com. Retrieved 2020-01-09.
  13. Sparkes, Matthew (2014-02-14). "Facebook sex changes: which one of 50 genders are you?". The Daily Telegraph. ISSN 0307-1235.