The Myth of Binary Gender

Hello, my zebras and spoonies! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today. I’m glad you were here. Today, I’m going to be talking about the myth of binary gender.

Let’s first start by talking about the fact that biological sex is not the same as gender. What causes some confusion in the general public is the use of biological sex and gender as interchangeable terms when they’re really not. They don’t refer to the same thing. Biological sex is usually determined by your karyotype or your genetics. There are other factors that come into play and we’ll talk about that later. Gender is mostly used for cultural behaviors such as what is considered appropriate for dress, what is considered appropriate manners, signs of deference etc. that differentiate between the two sexes.

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