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Table 1 Definitions of terms

From: From erasure to opportunity: a qualitative study of the experiences of transgender men around pregnancy and recommendations for providers

Transgender (‘trans’): Having a gender identity that differs from the sex assigned at birth (e.g. identifying as male, and having been assigned ‘female’ at birth.)
Cisgender: Having a gender identity that matches the sex assigned at birth (e.g. identifying as female, and having been assigned ‘female’ at birth.)
Cissexism/Transphobia: the values, attitudes, and actions that value cisgender individuals’ lives and experiences over those of transgender individuals. Examples include: seeing being transgender as bad; violence against individuals who are (perceived as) transgender; making things more difficult for transgender people than cisgender people, etc.