Obligender

Obligender Flag
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Obligender is a neurogender defined as "a gender that is defined by having a partial connection to your AGAB [Assigned Gender At Birth] because of coercion or abuse, as well as the presence of gender uncertainty. From obligation + gender. Similar to demigender. A person who identifies as obligender may use the terms oblimasculine or oblifeminine to describe themselves if they feel comfortable doing so."1

History of the term

Obligender was coined on or before October 7, 2016 by tumblr user bazer63. The flag was created on or before that date by tumblr user to-reach-the-farthest-star2 The flag was posted to Pride-Flags on Deviantart on October 12, 2016.3

MOGAI-Watch Poem

Obligender
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I consider it traumatic
that folks wear graphic tees
with anime stuff on them
when they aren’t Japanese.

So I guess it’s no surprise
that banging up my fender
would shake me so deeply that
it would impact my gender.

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