Sex is really what nature determines; gender means exactly just exactly how you were nurtured to act and think.

When Simone de Beauvoir’s landmark guide, “The Second Sex” landed on racks in 1949, intercourse distinctions had been demonstrably defined: people born male were men, and people born female were ladies. De Beauvoir’s guide challenged this presumption, writing, “One just isn’t created, but alternatively becomes, a female.” Into the introduction to her guide, Beauvoir asked, [...]

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