Lengender, also known as KagamineLengender or LenKagaminegender, is a xenogender related to the Vocaloid Kagamine Len in some way. This gender may or may not be capitalized as Kagamine Len's name, and can also be written as 鏡音レンgender or レンgender.
This may refer to a gender which changes when listening to music featuring Kagamine Len, a gender which feels validated by Kagamine Len, or something similar. This gender may be masculine-aligned or man-aligned, based on Kagamine Len's canon gender. It may also be used by individuals who feel that Kagamine Len is the embodiment of one's gender, or who experience gender envy from Kagamine Len. It may also be a kingender for Lenkin individuals.
These are simply a few possible explanations of the identity; any gender related to Kagamine Len can be considered Lengender.
Lengender, along with its alternative names, was first coined on May 2, 2022, by a user who wishes to remain anonymous. The gender was first publicized on the LGBTA+ Wiki on Miraheze.
The Lengender flag was designed on May 2, 2022 by the same person who coined the term, who wishes to remain anonymous. There is a version of the flag with a music notes symbol, as well as a version without it. The symbol was also created by this anonymous user on May 2, 2022.
The colors of the Lengender flag were color-picked from an official image of Kagamine Len. The meanings of the colors are left up to interpretation, and do not have a strict meaning behind them. However, the creator of the flag personally describes the meaning of the stripes (from top to bottom) as follows:
- Dark teal: connection to Kagamine Len
- Teal: gender euphoria
- Light blue: music
- White: inclusivity and validation
- Yellow: bananas
- Orange: gender envy