Pangender

Pangender is a term for people who feel that they cannot be labeled as male or female in gender. These people feel that they are mixed gender, identified equally as both male and female. They either feel that they are genderless or that they are some other gender altogether. The term is used by the LGBT community to be one that is inclusive, meaning "all genders."

Whereas sex refers to someone's anatomy, gender refers either to gender identity or gender role, which are roles and qualities that society associates with being either male or female.

In some cases, pangender individuals are able to live with the majority of the physical characteristics they were born with, but they frequently display the cases, outward appearance, behavior and/or clothing of the opposite gender. In other they were born intersex. Pangender individuals are happy living "in between" and have no desire to live exclusively as one gender or the other. Problems arise with pangendered individuals, because gender identification is often so closely intertwined with sexual gratification, making it a difficult subject to talk freely about. Despite the sexual aspect, it can become easy for others to dismiss them as "fetishists" and ignore the gender identification aspects of their make-up.

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