Definitions for "Gender identity"
Awareness, developed in early childhood, that one is male or female. (230)
an individual's personal sense of maleness or femaleness.
A complex interaction of genetic predisposition, physiological factors and the process of socialization. A sense of belonging to one of the gender categories. How one sees themself socially.
How a person perceives their personal gender regardless of the actual physical body they inhabit.
How one perceives one's own gender.
In sociology, gender identity describes the gender with which a person identifies (i.e, whether one perceives oneself to be a man, a woman, or describes oneself in some less conventional way), but can also be used to refer to the gender that other people attribute to the individual on the basis of what they know from gender role indications (clothing, hair style, etc.).
The private subjective cognition of one's gender.