Originally Posted by Silly Green Monkey
Can you be more specific as to referent of the highlighted word?
Seems to me that the gamete binary accounts for > 99% of live births
, that is, people who are born with oocytes or on a developmental pathway to produce sperm. The remaining fraction of a percent are the subject of this thread, and a fascinating subject in and of itself, quite apart from "judgements humans as a society have made on how each sex looks and behaves." I was surprised to learn (for example) that individuals with de la Chapelle syndromeWP
may be fully masculinized due to the presence of an anomalous SRY gene, despite being genetically 46,XX.