[DWJ] Sex/gender (was Any number of threads and... something else....)

Minnow minnow at belfry.org.uk
Sat Apr 21 16:29:10 EDT 2007


>On Apr 21, 2007, at 10:29 AM, Charles Butler wrote:
>
>> I recently had to fill in an official form which included as one of the
>> items: 'I would describe my sex as:'. Perhaps they meant gender, in
>> fact?
>> Unfortunately it spoiled the inclusive effect anyway, by offering
>> 'male' and
>> 'female' as the only possible answers. Then again, if they'd just left
>> an
>> empty box for descriptions of sex it might have left the system open to
>> misinterpretation.

Otter suggested

>How about:  "totally depraved"?

Did you want [to keep] the job, Charlie?

Minnow





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