Audiogender

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Audiogender is both a standalone term and a subgroup of aesthetigender defined by its connection to sounds or music. This is also the patron gender category of that fourteen-year-old kid who likes to go on YouTube videos of early-70s psychedelic proto-prog-rock bands and complain that he was born in “the wrong generation” and that “there hasn’t been good new music since ’81, tops.”

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History of the term

Audiogender was coined was coined on or before March 2015 (when MOGAI-Archive was hacked and deactivated) by an anonymous submitter to MOGAI-Archive.1 The flag was created on January 15th, 2019 by imoga-pride on tumblr.2
It is defined as "the more you hear about a certain gender, the more you actively become that gender."

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Audiogender
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Tell me again about that gender
that looks like a strawberry–
if you don’t tell super fast,
you’re gatekeeping me!

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List of Terms

A

Abaporum

Abaporum is defined as "a gender based on the album american beauty/american psycho by fall out boy. it’s full of love and obsessive at times. it’s the feeling of wanting someone all for yourself, of being eager to be recognized and to be known, of being hopeful while being happy with the present."4

Ampligender

Ampligender is defined as "a gender that feels loud in volume. different from genderforte in that it is completely unrelated to music."5

B

Blasfemoidiagender

Blasfemoidiagender is defined as "a xenogender characterized through blasphemy, inspired by the song blasFêmea by Linn da Quebrada."6

Boomgender

Boomgender (or Explogender) is defined as "a gender that feels like popping or an explosion, regardless of intensity."7

BOTDFgender

BOTDFgender (or SGTCgender) is defined as "a music(a)gender based around the music/aesthetic of the band Blood on the Dance Floor. Also called SGTCgender (SlashGashTerrorCrewgender)."8

Bulletsgender

Bulletsgender is defined as "a gender that feels scrappy and young, angry at everything happening in the world. Feels like garage punk, aggressive and looking for a fight, screaming the lyrics out and having a sore throat the day after. Orange and yellow and blood red, switchblades and guns and halos made out of barbed wire."9
Based on music by My Chemical Romance, possibly the album I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love.

C

Cadensamericanagender

Cadensamericanagender is defined as "a gender related to the music genre Americana"10

Cadensbaroquegender

Cadensbaroquegender is defined as "a (cadens)gender related to baroque, classical, medieval music, and all classical music genres."11

Cadensfolkgender

Cadensfolkgender is defined as " a (cadens)gender related to folk music, folk rock, easy listening, etc."12

Cadensgender

Cadensgender is defined as "a gender that's easily influenced by music."13

Cadensjazzgender

Cadensjazzgender is defined as "a (cadens)gender related to jazz, blues music, etc"14

Cadensrockgender

Cadensrockgender is defined as "a cadensgender/musicgender related to rock music/rock n roll music"15

Carmigender

Carmigender is defined as "a gender which is poetic and rhythmic in nature, but not musical."16

Chimegender

Chimegender is defined as "a peaceful and calm gender that has sudden bursts of activity, like a wind chime suddenly chiming loudly."17

Clefgender

Clefgender is defined as "a gender that you feel is closely connected to musical clefs.18

Coigender

Coigender is defined as "when your gender feels as if it is on mute rather than fully expressed."19

Conventionalic

Conventionalic is defined as "a gender that feels broken up in pieces but ultimately whole, loud and angry and in your face. Feels like a fistfight, pocket knives and pepper spray on your keychain, music playing too loud in the car while speeding down a vacant road. Mocking authority, sun bleached fields with thorns wherever you step, spiked leather jackets, red and yellow and tan and black."20
It is based on music by My Chemical Romance, possibly the album Conventional Weapons.

Corktreeica

Corktreeica is defined as “ a gender based on the album from under the cork tree by fall out boy. it’s unstable and volatile; angry and obsessive, very emotion-based. masculine and androgynous in nature."21

D

Dangerdaian

Dangerdaian is defined as "a gender that feels like revolution, like being completely and unabashedly yourself. Feels like meteor showers in desert night skies, getting paint dried on your hands, yelling at a protest, being with the people who you’d trust to the end of time. Aqua and orange and red and yellow and pink, unembarrassed and unafraid, free."22
It is based on music by My Chemical Romance, possibly the album Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys.

Demicadens

Demicadens is defined as "when [your] gender mirrors whatever music [you] listen to…So, as [you] listen to music, [your] gender changes."23

E

Electrogender

Electrogender (later updated to Electronigender) is defined as "an electronic cadensgender; a subset of musicgender, in which the gender is influenced by electronic music. Not be confused with electrigender."24

Electronigender

Electronigender is defined as "a subset of cadensgender associated to electronic music."25

Extratonigender

Extratonigender is defined as "a gender that feels extremely aggressive, violent, or fast in some way, it may be so fast that the entire gender feels like an incomprehensible blur. or, generally related to the extratone music subgenre26"

F

Folieica

Folieica is defined as “a gender based on the album folie a deux by fall out boy. it is euphoric and excitable, with a longing for the past and for real friends. it’s the feeling of growing up and being saddened by maturing; of wanting to go back to the past but resolving to be hopeful about the future. it’s neutral in nature."27

G

Genderalto

Genderalto is defined as "a gender that is between genderbass and gendertreble."28

Genderbass

Genderbass is defined as "a gender that feels as if it is set in a low range, or that is lower pitched."29

Genderbeat

Genderbeat is defined as "opposite of melogender, a gender that has little or no tone or music but that is more rhythmic in nature."30

Genderchord

Genderchord is defined as "a gender related to a musical chord"31

Genderclipping

Genderclipping is defined as "not a gender in of itself, but a means to describe yourself when your feelings about gender are so intense or “loud” that you are having trouble making sense of them. Based on the sound phenomena of “clipping”, where a sound signal is distorted (sometimes until it can’t be recognized) because it’s too intense for what it’s being routed through."32

Genderdynamics

Genderdynamics is defined as "the experience of genderfluidity specific to genderflux, where one feels their gender “crescendo” (get lourder [sic]/more prominent) and “decrescendo” (get softer/less prominent) Could also be said to fluctuate between genderpiano, genderpp, genderforte, genderfortissimo, or other dynamical genders."33

Genderflat

Genderflat is defined as "a gender that feels flat or lower “pitched” than before."34

Genderfortissimo

Genderfortissimo is defined as "a gender that is extremely loud or prominent, could be another term for a gender like maverique but that is still connected to music.35

Gendermajor

Gendermajor is defined as "a gender that feels bright and happy, or other terms you use to describe major keys."36

Genderminor

Genderminor is defined as "a gender that feels solemn, blue, or deep, or other terms you use to describe minor keys."37

Gendernatural

Gendernatural is defined as "a gender that is currently neither sharp nor flat."38

Gendernocturne

Gendernocturne is defined as "a gender that is individual to the user and typically similar to “genderminor” and is closely connected to nighttime."39

Genderpitch

Genderpitch is defined as "a type of genderfluid that feels as if it changes pitch."40

Genderplaylist

Genderplaylist is defined as "when one feels like they have a set number of genders, similar to a music playlist. The genders can either be experienced in order or be “shuffled”, with the order being randomized. Genderplaylist can be considered a sub section of Genderfluid and/or Polygender."41

Genderpp

Genderpp (genderpianissimo) is defined as "a gender that is very soft; could be that is is extremely close to or is agender."42

Gendersharp

Gendersharp is defined as "a gender that feels sharp or higher “pitched” than before."43

Gendersilence

Gendersilence is defined as "a gender that is impossible to communicate, mostly just expressed by silence."44

Gender Silent

Gender Silent (or Muted Gender) is defined as "this gender isn’t loud, it stays silent. Hidden, even. No one knows what you are, or even notices what you’re supposed to be. Quiet and hidden, in plain sight."45

Gendersonata

Gendersonata is defined as "a gender that is individual to the user and typically allegro, or could be described as “fast” and “lively.”"46

Gendertreble

Gendertreble is defined as "a gender that feels as if it is set in a high range, or that is higher pitched."47

Genderwave

Genderwave or Vaporgender is defined as "when your gender feels like you’ve taken bits of things and woven them together to make a new gender, namely: slow or otherwise really chill sounds, nostalgia, old soul music, and other vaporwave-themed things. Derived from Vaporwave."48

Granžgender

Granžgender is defined as “a cadensgender influenced by grunge music. Granž is Russian for grunge.49"

Graveorum

Graveorum is defined as “a gender based on the album take this to your grave by fall out boy. it’s slightly masculine in nature, rebellious and upfront. it’s the feeling of singing along at the top of your lungs, of being rejected by everyone but still not giving up, of being angry and upset with the rest of the world."50

Guitargender

Guitargender is defined as "a gender connected to guitars. Very musical and acoustic."51

H

Hardcoregender

Hardcoregender is defined as "an gender that’s rly loud/aggressive/really expressional."52

Harmonen

Harmonen is defined as "a gender that is influenced by feminine songs."53

Hiphopgender

Hiphopgender is defined as "a gender described through hip-hop."54

I

Immemorgender

Immemorgender is defined as "after the latin word "Immemor" which means "To Strum". "A gender which associates himself with the strumming movement of stringed instruments like guitars, banjos, etc."55
See Also:
Kitharagender

Industrialgender

Industrialgender is defined as "a subset of cadensgender but specifically relates to industrial music.
a gender that is influenced by industrial music."56

Infinitorum

Infinitorum is defined as “a gender based on the album infinity on high by fall out boy. it is an emotional, saddened gender, full of longing, lovelorn. it’s the feeling of brokenheartedness and missing a summertime romance, of wanting a long lost lover back; of wanting to be understood for who you are and to be healed. it’s androgynous and neutral in nature."57

Impediogender

Impediogender is defined as "a nonbinary gender which is most often subdued or silent, but becomes more intense whenever it is challenged or one is in a situation in which their gender makes things more difficult, such as when faced with a form that only allows binary gender options to be checked.
E.g. If you’re non-binary and feel it mildly, but if you’re given a form where you have to check ‘male’ or ‘female’, your feeling of NBness spikes up. Impedio- coming from the Latin ‘hinder, obstruct’."58

J

Jazzian

Jazzian is defined as "a gender that is fluid and/or flux, is beautiful, surprising, and difficult for others to fully grasp.59 "

K

Kairgender

Kairgender is defined as "a musicgender for very cheery, light, whimsical, and instrumental music."60

Kitharagender

Kitharagender is defined as "a gender which is similar to guitar strings (strings being for acoustic, electric, or nylon vary upon the person) and therefore enjoys having them ‘strummed’ by immemorgender people."61

M

Maniaica

Maniaica is defined as "a gender based on the album mania by fall out boy. it is melancholic and futuristic; it’s the feeling of being at a cyberpunk city and feeling utterly alone, of longing for someone who’s special and/or gone since long ago."62

Melgender

Melgender is defined as "a music(a)gender based off of Melanie Martinez’s music and the music’s aesthetic. Can also be Crybabygender/K-12gender for those who identify with those albums.”63

Melodarian

Melodarian is defined as "a gender associated with a music box’s melody. could be a subsect of cadensgender !"64

Melogender

Melogender is defined as "a musical, harmonious gender. you can interpret it your own way."65

Mufflegender

Mufflegender is defined as "a gender that feels soft in volume. different from genderpp in that it is completely unrelated to music."66

Musicafluid

Musicafluid is defined as "fluid between dodransgenders"67

Musicagender

Musicagender is defined as "when your gender can only be described through a specific musical aesthetic and/or genre."68
It was re-coined as "when your gender can only be described through a certain musical aesthetic, genre, or band/artist.”69

Musicgender

Musicgender or Musigender is defined as "a catchall term for any gender that is related to musicianship or music theory."70

Mutamflux

Mutamflux is defined as "a volumegender, in which a person’s gender sometimes is ampligender, but flucuates to be a ‘muted’ version of ampligender. not mufflegender because it is not a quiet gender, just a loud gender that is sometimes muted.71

P

Paradigender

Paradigender is defined as "a gender that feels cheerfully nihilistic, joyful and overwhelming. Feels like bass that you can feel in your heart, nostalgia that leaves you wondering where it all went, understimulation where you turn the volume all the way to 100%. Skulls and fractured bones, overexposed photopgraphs [sic], blood splattered on clean white tile, greys and whites and bluish greys."72
Based on music by My Chemical Romance, possibly the song Welcome to the Black Parade.

Phonogender

Phonogender is defined as a "gender identity connected/linked/tied to your voice"73

Pianagender

Pianagender is defined as "a gender that can change at the push of a key."74

Psygender

Psygender is defined as "a gender that feels like psytrance music or affected/influenced by listening psychedelic trance."75

R

Ravegender

Ravegender is defined as "a chaotic gender associated with a pulsating feeling of fluctuation. your gender feels intense and loud, feeling as though it can burst out of you at any second."76

Revengender

Revengender is defined as "a gender that feels vengeful and violent, thirsty for blood and determined to meet an ultimate goal. Feels like the melancholy that comes only at night, the thrill you get when you talk about ghosts, the ache of missing someone so far away. Demons, suits covered in blood, cemeteries at dusk, ghosts, black and white and red."77
Based on music by My Chemical Romance, possibly the album Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge

S

Screamgender

Screamgender is defined as "a gender identity that appears at random loud intervals, and leaves just as fast."78

Soundfluxgender

Soundfluxgender is defined as "a non-binary gender that fluxes between different unaligned genders based on sounds. For example, soundfluxgender (or simply soundgender) people’s gender could be influenced by music or by loud noises."79

Speedcorigender

Speedcorigender is defined as "a gender that feels aggressive, violent, or ‘fast’ in some way, or generally related to the speedcore music genre80"

Splittercorigender

Splittercorigender is defined as "a gender that feels very aggressive, violent, or ‘fast’ in some way, or generally related to the splittercore music subgenre81"

Sraric

Sraric (ess-rar-ick) is defined as "a gender based on the album save rock and roll by fall out boy. it’s full of hope and sure of itself, sure of its identity and its love for others, although it can be melancholic at times. it’s the feeling of learning the lyrics of songs, of listening to old vinyls and wanting to recreate what you think of when you’re listening to them. it’s androgynous in nature.82"

Synthgender

Synthgender is defined as "a gender related to the synthwave genre or aesthetic."83
Not to be confused with Synthgender, a technogender.

Synthic

Synthic is defined as "a xenine/nonbinary expression term for someone whose gender expression is feminine to some extent, and clearly inspired by & relates to aesthetics which are commonly associated with synthwave/retrowave/vaporwave music."84

T

Technogender

Technogender is defined as "a subset of cadensgender but specifically relates to techno music .
a gender that is influenced by techno music."85

Turcallegra

Turcallegra is defined as "a fast, fleeting gender which feels quick-natured and foreign, moving quickly through and away from your gender as a whole and prone to fast changes in temperament; it is associated with history and the military of the Middle Ages…a portmanteau of “alla turca” and “allegro” (which is the tempo, and important to the gender), with the ending switched to an a to make it seem more feminine-aligned (though any transmascs using this can feel free to switch it to allaturcallegro for a more masc feel if you want)…[based on] Mozart’s Turkish Rondo, or Alla Turca"86

V

Vocagender

Vocagender is defined as "when you only feel your gender when you’re saying it out loud (subsets: vocagirl, vocaboy, vocanonbinary)."87

Vocagender (Vocaloid)

Vocagender is defined as "a gender connected to Vocaloid in some way. (Could be a connection to a specific vocaloid or voicebank, a certain song or set of songs, or just the series in general.)"88

Volflux

Volflux is defined as "a gender that fluctuates in volume, being louder at times and softer at other times. different from genderdynamics in that it is completely unrelated to music."89

Voicefluid

Voicefluid is defined as "when the gender of your voice changes"90

W

Whirlpoolfluid

Whirlpoolfluid is defined as "fluid between musicgenders"91


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