Questions tagged [gender-identity]

Questions regarding the laws and ideas of Judaism regarding issues of gender roles, choices, and identity.

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Is there anything wrong with using someone's “preferred pronouns”?

There are many people who identify as transgender or non-binary and request that they are treated as such by other people, which includes referencing them by the pronoun that they preferred to be ...
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Birchos HaShachar for Transgender Persons

If a person we're both transgender and religious, which of the gendered brachos would they make for birchos hashachar? Shelo asani isha: this person was either MADE an isha or BECAME one, so making a ...
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Who does the post mortem Tahara on a transgender person?

Do men do the Tahara on the transgender who is currently a male and viceaversa for a women? I am asking about a transsexual person who died and who had changed his physical sex using surgery. Or do ...
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Which side of the mechitza for a transgender individual?

Although this question would understandably require CYLOR in each situation, if a man who had a procedure done to appear similar to a woman, where should such an individual sit in shul? Also, would ...
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Is a husband allowed to stay married to his wife if she decides to transition to become a transgender man?

According to halacha is a husband allowed to stay married to his wife if she decides to transition to become a transgender man?