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Arguments Against A Gender Binary

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When you view the world in black and white, you exclude an entire spectrum of colors between that; similarly when you say male or female you exclude an entire spectrum of people. Susan Mann’s (2012) transgender theory states that a gender binary is the idea that humans exist only as two separate opposite genders, in a biologically determined form of male or female (p. 249). Anne Fausto-Sterling (2011/2000) argues against the gender binary the and proposes that the two sex system rooted in our society is not sufficient to embody the full spectrum of human sexuality.
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