AFAB

What does AFAB stand for?

Assigned female at birth

AFAB is a quick way to communicate that you were assigned the female sex at birth. Trans males primarily use AFAB online when expressing their journey from female to male.

In the 2010s, the LGBTQ community coined many acronyms, abbreviations, and terms to describe their identity. Some other acronyms related to AFAB are AMAB, SAAB, DSAB, FTM, and F2M.

You will most likely see AFAB on social sites like Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram, especially in trans male's bios. For example, a trans man may put in his Twitter bio, "AFAB but now male."

Example

I didn't know Patrick was AFAB.
Me neither!
AFAB tweet

AFAB tweet

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Updated July 12, 2022

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