Elon Musk says that calling someone cisgender is “heterophobic.”

Elon Musk, the world’s richest man, has stated that calling someone cisgender is “heterophobic”. He shared his thoughts on Wednesday in a post on X (previously Twitter), which he purchased for $44 billion in October 2022. According to Forbes, this is the billionaire’s latest attempt to transform terms that are generally considered neutral into hate speech. “Cis” is a heterophobic word. “Shame on anyone who uses it,” Mr Musk wrote on X, and his post quickly received a high amount of views.According to Merriam Webster, the term “cisgender” first appeared in the 1990s and refers to someone whose internal sense of gender conforms to the sex they were assigned at birth.