If you search on Google, ‘how many genders are there?’ the first thing that comes up is that ‘there are two main gender categories that everyone can agree on: male and female̵…
Source: Only two genders?
[ Smiles ] Where you expecting a third?
Gender isn’t a binary, it’s a spectrum.
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[ Chuckles ] You’re deep!
There are multiple genders. Even assigned birth sex isn’t always either male or female. Interrex people exist.
Exactly! I watched a documentary that followed two intersex individuals and the surgery that doctors perform and all but I cannot find it and it was really good
I remember in my college Biology class there was a case of a ‘woman’ seeing a fertility specialist. Apparently her fertility “problem” turned out to be that she was genetically male. There’s a tiny part of the ‘y’ chromosome that is responsible for developing male aspects, but if it breaks off or gets damaged then that development does not happen and the baby continues to develop as a female physically – except no eggs. If she hadn’t been trying to have a baby, or hadn’t gone in for genetic testing, she (and her family) would have had no idea that she was “male”. Gender is complicated, even if it is limited to genetic binary – still complicated.
Wow! Was it just something that you read about or a documentary or something?
It was in the textbook. I found something similar here: http://news.softpedia.com/news/How-A-Genetic-Man-is-a-Woman-85176.shtml
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