asher63 (asher63) wrote,

On Gender

The word gender originally means category, so when we talk about gender we necessarily gener-alize.

I don't think it's a secret that there are, overall, differences between men and women (besides the physical ones); I also don't think it's a mystery that some individuals are outliers, and some may even have more in common, temperamentally, with the opposite sex from what their body indicates.

I don't know what makes us what we are. Maybe it's the way the neurons in the brain are wired, or maybe it's something else. And I don't know if this makes me liberal, or conservative, or something else, but I believe in the right of people to be who they are.
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