Muddle-headed Kay (mhw) wrote,
Muddle-headed Kay
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Tricky question

Gender identity. How does one know whether one is male or female (taking those as non-exclusive labels)?

What tells you? is it just something that one accepts after having been told for long enough, or is there a kind of magic sign somewhere in the consciousness that reads MALE or FEMALE (or KIND OF MALEISH TODAY, FOR SOME VALUE OF MALE)?

People generally do seem to know their gender, or at least not spend overmuch time thinking hard about it - or is such thinking something that everyone does and just doesn't talk about it for one reason or another?

Thoughts, my friends?
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