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Lee Xuan Yi

Singapore

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Lee Xuan Yi (Singapore) published:

So what about gender?

PROMPT: Op-ed Competition 2016

A very significant part of how I behave, and how I am expected to behave stems from the fifty-fifty toss up of my sex at the point of fertilisation.

People conflate sex with gender, which is natural considering how we were brought up—boys should not cry or like dolls, girls should wear dresses and be polite. To be clear, the two concepts of gender and sex are fundamentally different things. Sex is the biological and physiological characteristics that define men...

over 2 years ago

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Lee Xuan Yi (Singapore) published:

So what about gender?

PROMPT: Op-ed Competition 2016

A very significant part of how I behave, and how I am expected to behave stems from the fifty-fifty toss up of my sex at the point of fertilisation.

People conflate sex with gender, which is natural considering how we were brought up—boys should not cry or like dolls, girls should wear dresses and be polite. To be clear, the two concepts of gender and sex are fundamentally different things. Sex is the biological and physiological characteristics that define men...

over 2 years ago

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