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y2gender, when we finally deprecate all software that stores gender as a boolean

@garbados
Better idea: store sexes instead of genders. Less likely to accidentally exclude someone and also isn't going to expand (as far as I'm aware).

@bn4t

> If you mean to be asking about someone's sex, mind you that it isn't a binary either. The scope of sexual polymorphism in humans is vast and little understood.

garbados.github.io/hall-of-gen

@garbados
> Hall of Gender Forms
The link you just provided is about gender not the biological sex of a person. These are two different things. Gender is a social construct, the biological sex not.

But you were right, I was wrong. The biological sex is not binary. There are also intersex (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intersex) people.

In general I believe it's pointless to ask for someone's gender, because it's a social construct and therefore there can be (rightfully) a virtually limitless amount of them.

@bn4t glad you now know about intersex people 👍

@garbados

y2gender, when we finally deprecate all software that stores gender

… and while I'm at it…

y2gender, when we finally deprecate all software

@kirby at long last, we have banished software. the world celebrates a newfound peace

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