As a brand for the human being, we believe it's important to engage in an ongoing process of learning, educating, and taking actions that contribute to the world of gender freedom and trans liberation that we want to see. Continue reading to expand your understanding with a few definitions for the terms gender non-conforming, non-binary, transgender, and cisgender.
Gender non-conforming: describes people with a gender expression or presentation that is different from cultural or social stereotypes associated with that person’s perceived or assigned gender or sex.
Non-binary: describes gender identities that are beyond the gender binary or cannot be exclusively categorized as woman or man.
Transgender (or trans): describes those with a gender that differs from the sex or gender assigned at birth.
Cisgender (or cis): describes people who exclusively identify with their sex or gender assigned at birth. This term gives us a way to own and differentiate between the experiences and traits of those who identify with their sex or gender assigned at birth and those who do not.