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Denoting or relating to a person who does not identify themselves as having a fixed gender:‘the actor, DJ, and artist identifies as gender-fluid’‘‘they’ has been adopted in the gender-fluid community as an easy-to-understand gender-neutral pronoun’
- ‘For gender-fluid people, it's difficult to navigate spaces that are highly gendered.’
- ‘We also live in a gender-fluid age when many, many people don't identify with either "man" or "woman".’
- ‘That sensation of being in the wrong body will be familiar to transgender and gender-fluid teenagers.’
- ‘The poem outlined his experience of being gender-fluid and sprang from being confronted with old photos at his grandparents' house.’
- ‘He said many of the gender-fluid students he meets conform to their biological gender at school or any place they perceive as hostile toward gender variance.’
- ‘And at first little about his appearance links him to his previous gender-fluid identity during his 1980s heyday.’
- ‘Women have a greater capacity for gender-fluid sexual expression than men do.’
- ‘In reality, humans are much more gender-fluid than we like to let on.’
- ‘She appeared on season 12 of the singing competition using a masculine first name and a gender-fluid presentation.’
- ‘When a parent shows up with a gender-dysphoric child, she usually advises a wait-and-see approach, because research shows that young children can be gender-fluid.’
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