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'''Gender identity''' refers to a person's subjective feeling that they "are" a certain gender, such as a woman, a man, or non-binary.  The concept forms one of the core tenets of [[transgender ideology]], where the feeling of having a certain gender identity counts as proof that one literally ''is'' of that gender.  This notion is strongly criticized by feminists on grounds of its [[gender essentialism|gender essentialist]] implications, as well as on the grounds that it erodes women's rights by eliminating any useful definition of what a woman is in the first place.
 
'''Gender identity''' refers to a person's subjective feeling that they "are" a certain gender, such as a woman, a man, or non-binary.  The concept forms one of the core tenets of [[transgender ideology]], where the feeling of having a certain gender identity counts as proof that one literally ''is'' of that gender.  This notion is strongly criticized by feminists on grounds of its [[gender essentialism|gender essentialist]] implications, as well as on the grounds that it erodes women's rights by eliminating any useful definition of what a woman is in the first place.
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Gender identity refers to a person's subjective feeling that they "are" a certain gender, such as a woman, a man, or non-binary. The concept forms one of the core tenets of transgender ideology, where the feeling of having a certain gender identity counts as proof that one literally is of that gender. This notion is strongly criticized by feminists on grounds of its gender essentialist implications, as well as on the grounds that it erodes women's rights by eliminating any useful definition of what a woman is in the first place.