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Coined by American professor of psychiatry and researcher Robert J. Stoller in 1964.

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gender identity (countable and uncountable, plural gender identities)

  1. (psychology) An individual's internal sense of self as belonging to a particular gender or genders, or to no gender.
    • 2020 May 4, Dan Shive, El Goonish Shive (webcomic), Comic for Monday, May 4, 2020:
      "Um... is there a better way to put it than 'female forms'? I mean, Justin's gender identity isn't getting morphed, is it?"

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