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Ive said this a lot elsewhere but it seems the urban legend about “cis” being an acronym is over here too— is not an acronym! Cis is a prefix meaning “on the same side” and in the case of “”, means that you have the same as what you were assigned at birth. Thats it! It doesnt mean anything about how comfortable you are with your body— cis people can and do have body image problems. Please, if you ever see folks capitalizing cis like an acronym (“CIS”), challenge them on it and explain what it means. I heard years ago that some fuckwit said “cis stands for ‘comfortable in skin’” at a conference and its been the most exhausting nonsense to chase out ever since. people can be and are comfortable in our skin; thats not a monopoly for cis people.

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