All too often, the topic of gender gets oversimplified. This is because the science, history, and commercialization of it are largely misunderstood. This is happens for a few reasons.
First, although medically and scientifically inaccurate, it can be convenient to group people into “buckets.” I don’t agree with this logic, but it often happens.
Second, because gender is bimodal (not binary), much of the population does fall into the categories of “female” and “male.” By bimodal, I mean gender is a spectrum that has clusters.
Of course, there’s a diverse range of people outside these categories, but you can see how groupings of people could arise when averages are used and inclusivity is not considered. [Read more…] about 5 Facts About Gender: Stop Splitting Humans Into Pink and Blue