Pendogender

Pendogender Flag
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Pendogender is a neurogender defined as "never being satisfied with your gender or feeling settled no matter how well it fits due to self-doubt, causing one to compulsively search and seek out something that fits even better. Gender perfectionism. The “gender” part can be replaced by the closest fitting gender at any time, ie pendojuxera/pendo-agender.
For neurodivergent folks only, coined with people with anxiety disorders, OCD, and OCPD in mind."1

History of the term

Pendogender was coined on of before January 28, 2015 by tumblr user pastel-memer via MOGAI-Archive.2 The flag was created by pastelmemer on or before August 14, 2015.3

MOGAI-Watch Poem

Pendogender
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I think that it would be real cute
to queer my compulsions,
I’ll embrace them as a label–
much to transmeds’ revulsion.

If I had OCD for real,
this is the last thing I’d do,
but if you imply I’m faking,
I’ll send anon hate to you.

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