Shieldgender is a Personalitygender/Esmogender defined as "a gender that is sacred and needs to be protected. When asked what your gender is you feel the need to shield yourself from the question."1

History of the term

Shieldgender was coined on or before December 12, 2014 by someone on MOGAI-Archive.2 There is no flag.

MOGAI-Watch Poem

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If you ask about my gender,
I need shielding from your question;
Don’t you know that asking
is a form of cis aggression?


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