biowoman

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

bio- +‎ woman, short for biological woman.

NounEdit

biowoman (plural biowomen)

  1. A cisgender woman.
    • 2002, Eduard Prugovecki, Dawn of the New Man, page 76:
      As I gazed into her wonderful green eyes, I realized that there was a marked resemblance to those of Leonardo. Clearly, this was another indication that I was not dealing with a biowoman.
    • 2005, J. Jack Halberstam, In a Queer Time and Place:
      Now we move from the drag king and his mirrored self to the drag king coupled with what could be a drag queen or a biowoman in Volcano's “Tits and Tomcat.”
    • 2007, Reid Vanderburgh, Transition and Beyond: Observations on Gender Identity, page 143:
      However, he found himself almost paralyzed with social anxiety at the prospect of dating a biowoman who was not part of queer community, though he knew full well she had no problem with his being an FTM.
    • 2012, Judith Rudakoff, Trans(per)forming Nina Arsenault: An Unreasonable Body of Work:
      In many communities (including the ones that Nina inhabits in The Silicone Diaries), being able to pass as a biowoman is central to one's identification with being feminine.

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