A demiboy particular person is somebody who identifies as non-binary but with a connection to masculinity, meaning they might present extra masculine traits in expression and behavior than female.
It may also be an individual assigned male at beginning, but doesn’t really feel a robust affiliation to the male gender, nonetheless, they don’t seem to be dissociated sufficient to expertise dysphoria.
The term may also be used to outline an individual who was assigned feminine at beginning, but feels a stronger connection to being masculine, but not sturdy sufficient to be thought of transgender.
It’s the male equal to “demigirl”.
Origin of the term
Made up of the prefix “demi-” meaning “half” or “partial”, and “boy”, signifying the connection to masculinity.
Together with “demigirl”, it was first outlined on Tumblr in 2014, and belongs beneath the non-binary, demigender umbrella.
Unfold of the term
The “demiboy” satisfaction flag is made up of 7 horisontal stripes, of which the two outer ones are darkish gray, adopted by gentle gray, gentle blue, and white in the center. The shades of gray signify the partial nature of the gender, the gentle blue represents the masculinity, and the white the neutrality.
“Demiboy” is much less distinguished than its female equal, but demigender is an enormous half of the LGBTQ neighborhood.
“Demiboys” could often choose both he/him pronouns, or they/them, nonetheless, it is vital to ask earlier than making any assumptions to present respect for his or her id.