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Mar 16, 2011
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CAFAB

Definition

CAFAB is an acronym. It stands for Coercively Assigned Female At Birth. Nearly synonymous with FAAB, though when used by Intersex people it illustrates more clearly that the assignment was made without involving the person whose sex was being assigned (and may have involved surgical modifications).

See also

MAAB, CAFAB, CAMAB, UAAB, cissexual, transsexual, transgender, intersex

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