Happy Pride Month from @netflix and Jamie Clayton of #Sense8, who speaks here about the importance of transgender people in the media, especially transgender people playing transgender roles.
Can someone explain to me the difference between Pansexual and Polysexual?
Also, the difference among Genderfluid, Genderflux, and Genderqueer?
Just an open-minded, cis hetero (arguably demisexual – that’s still up for debate) woman trying to get this right!
Genderflux people fluctuate from agender, to demigender, to a gender. For example, a genderflux person could feel agender (lacking a gender) one day, the next feel like a demiboy (somewhere in between agender and a boy), and then the next day feel 100% like a boy. However, their gender does not fluctuate to feeling feminine, for example.
People who identity as genderfluid’s gender can change to anything. One day they can be masculine, one day feminine, one day in their middle and another day nothing at all.
There are various definitions out there of genderqueer, but the main three are
I hope this helps! If you have any questions, I’m happy to try to help you. ^^ It makes me happy to see open-minded people wanting to learn about this topic.
For a bit more information about the definition of genderflux, please check out our FAQ! And for an excellent metaphor about the difference between genderflux and genderfluid, please check out this post.
Genderflux: Having a gender that fluctuates, typically going from having a gender to feeling agender
Cisgender: Identifying as the gender you were assigned at birth
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