Bigender vs. Intersex



Having two genders simultaneously: both male and female.


Any of a variety of inherent conditions (in a dioecious species) whereby an individual has sex characteristics which differ from those of a typical male and female; for example, the state of having physical features relating to both male and female sexes; intersexuality.


Having a tendency to move between feminine and masculine gender-typed behaviour depending on context.


An individual with any of these conditions.


(of an individual) Having an intersex condition.


(nonstandard) To make intersex.



one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made


Intersex people are individuals born with any of several sex characteristics including chromosome patterns, gonads, or genitals that, according to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, . Though the range of atypical sex characteristics may be obvious from birth through the presence of physically ambiguous genitalia, in other instances, atypical characteristics may go unnoticed, presenting as ambiguous internal reproductive organs or atypical chromosomes that may remain unknown to an individual all of their life.Sex assignment at birth usually aligns with a child's anatomical sex and phenotype.

‘do not fit typical binary notions of male or female bodies’;

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