Classification of gender diversity status

1 - Different-gender couple (cisgender)

This category includes couple families in which members are cisgender and of different genders (one man and one woman).

Cisgender persons include those whose reported gender corresponds to their reported sex at birth.

2 - Same-gender couple (cisgender)

This category includes couple families in which members are cisgender and of the same gender (two men or two women).

Cisgender persons include those whose reported gender corresponds to their reported sex at birth.

3 - Transgender or non-binary couple

This category includes couple families in which at least one member is transgender or non-binary.

Transgender persons include those whose reported sex at birth does not correspond to their reported gender. They include transgender men and women. Non-binary persons are excluded.

Non-binary persons include those whose reported gender is not exclusively male or female.

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