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We need a dystopia novel where the MC is a girl who grew up just liking stuff. When she starts going to school, she is told that only boys like something, so she realizes she must be a boy. So she dresses like a boy. But then she likes something girly, and now she is told she has to be all girly. And as this bounces back and forth, the reader needs to see how utterly bullshit the entire thing is, because at all times she is just a girl with a wide range of interests.

[–] worried19 16 points (+16|-0)

I'd buy it. The publishing industry is so woke, though, I doubt something like that could get published.

[–] Eava 8 points (+8|-0)

I think this is exactly what NB people and people who think one day they're a man and the next they're a woman experience, but can't see the bs in sex stereotypes.

[–] DietCokeAddict 19 points (+19|-0)

Unironically the best “gender identity” definition I have ever read.

[–] Texture 4 points (+4|-0) Edited

Absolutely. This is the definition that should be used tbh.

[–] NecessaryScene 9 points (+9|-0)

The source is this video:

What Does It All Mean?

[–] Sylvanas 7 points (+7|-0) Edited

Einstein is famous for saying: “if you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough."

I think that those who come up with convoluted gender and sexual identity definitions, or embrace them, don’t even fully understand what they’re saying.

So here’s a simple explanation: either you have sperm or ova type gametes. That’s all there is to it, really.

[–] KBash 5 points (+5|-0)

Thank you for this! It’s so accurate that there is no possible way for a man to know what it “feels like to be a woman,” or vice versa. No frame of reference, and also, there is no essence of manhood or womanhood beyond biology.

Maybe the only difference is women are a bit calmer and more tear-prone biologically than men, due to having a different hormonal profile.