One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Showing or feeling discrimination or prejudice against transgender people.‘many trans people have come up with language to describe the cissexist world they see around them’
- ‘Thanks for correcting the cissexist language in the first published draft of the article.’
- ‘I also often find myself apologizing when I call my friends and loved ones out on transphobic/cissexist language, when I shouldn't have to feel sorry for it.’
- ‘I would think with what you've gone through you might have a better understanding of the issues trans people face, but honestly I think you're being a bit cissexist yourself.’
- ‘All this emphasis on trans women's pre-transition socialisation fails to understand some of the nuances of growing up trans in a cissexist supremacy.’
- ‘Not exactly helping yourself with such a cissexist username.’
- ‘His administration realized that cissexist hiring practices were the norm.’
- ‘The next time you overhear someone saying transphobic or cissexist remarks, don't let it slide.’
- ‘Moving past this sexist and cissexist (anti transgender discrimination) notion took a combination of support from other girl riders and analyzing where those thoughts came from.’
Early 21st century: from cis- + sexist.
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