Isn't it funny ..

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Cisgender has its origin in the Latin-derived prefix cis-, meaning "on this side of", which is the opposite of trans-, meaning "across from" or "on the other side of

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Women are now routinely referred to as cis as though the noun WOMAN did not explicitly define an ADULT HUMAN FEMALE

Meanwhile, humans are mammals

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Mammals (from Latin mamma "breast") are a group of vertebrate animals constituting the class Mammalia (/məˈmeɪliə/), characterized by the presence of mammary glands which in females produce milk for feeding (nursing) their young

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and a neocortex (a region of the brain), fur or hair, and three middle ear bones. These characteristics distinguish them from reptiles and birds in much the same way as our sexual reproductive organs distinguish females from males

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So, on the one hand, WOMEN must accept the term cis to denote we are not trans....

On the other hand, breastfeeding, one of the significant characteristics of mammals (a word which has similar latin origins to cis) is now apparently no longer inclusive enough for WOMEN

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