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Do we need a third gender?

Human beings aren’t always who or what we think they are. They can be defined by their sex, gender identity, appearance, sexual preferences or practices for example. So should these differences be taken into account in everyday life?

People who consider themselves transgender or are intersexual are two minority groups that have a hard time finding their place in today’s society. Since 2011, Australian passports have been issued with three genders: male, female or X, which covers indeterminate, unspecified or intersex. Should this solution become more widespread, in particular for administrative purposes?

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