As a trans person, I’ve read your question, so I can answer truthfully, “yes, at least one trans person knows you reject ‘cisgender’.” But that leads me to ask you “am I supposed to care?”
Q: Why do people use the phrase “gender confirmation surgery” to refer to transition-related surgeries? Plus, post-surgical regret, ethics, and is it necessary?
There are many names for the set of surgeries used to address the physical dysphoria that some transgender people face. Some are problematic.
Q: As a child, did an adult tell you something you KNEW in the moment couldn’t be true? Were you right or wrong?
“She said she can’t play with me because I’m a boy, but I’m not. I’m a girl!” The adult laughed and told me “don’t be silly, you are a boy.”
What is Gender? (Part 1)
I've been coming up against this question a lot lately. I'm not claiming to be an expert now, but I've learned a lot more, and have developed thoughts and theories to explain some of the issues we face now.
What if a person we're talking about doesn't strongly identify as either masculine or feminine? Or what if how they identify changes? How are we to refer to this person? There are many possibilities.