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A gender changer is a piece of hardware that is used to facilitate a connection between two cables of particular genders, where the genders male and female correlate to protruding or enveloping cable ends.
A gender changer is also known as a gender mender or gender bender.
Many different types of small hardware can be considered gender changers. For instance, there are a variety of small adapters sold for quarter-inch audiovisual cables that serve the role of connecting gendered cables. Other kinds of gender changers are available for coaxial cable, Ethernet cabling or any other type of modern data or audiovisual cables.