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@OED your definition of human being excludes a lot of human individuals by including the unnecessary characteristics of age and gender with the phrasing “man, woman, or child.” This excludes naturally androgynous adults, fetal humans, and persons considering themselves 1/
non-binary. Gender and developmental age have no bearing on whether one is a “human” or a “being” so why should it have a bearing on if you are a human being? While clearly not the intent, the remaining portion of the definition can be read so as to exclude such persons 2/
as those with mental and physical disorders. This reading is not incorrect given the grammatical structure of the sentence. It seems unnecessary to me to include a general species description when talking about the qualifying criteria for individual beings. 3/
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Thread: I know it’s a small thing, but I just watched the new episode of @GreysABC where a patient character uses they/them #pronouns & Richard (@JamesPickensJR) struggles with it initially. While Jackson (@iJesseWilliams) doesn’t because, #WokeBae, duh.

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I know that for some viewers, this may have been their first introduction to #genderqueer & #nonbinary people or the concept of asking someone’s pronouns. It’s been happening in #queer & #feminist spaces for years. But this is mainstream. Majorly mainstream.
And for many genderqueer & non-binary folks, this may be the first time they’ve seen part of their experience represented on screen outside of smaller stage media*
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How gender identity politics is endangering #WomensRights masquerading under the guise of “progressivism”- or in other words, as I said to this @notokyriarchy fatherfucker, an #MRA’s dream come true
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I shouldn’t have to explain the realities of sex-based oppression in 2018! #Female is a biological sex. #Gender is the roles and norms that are imposed on those with female bodies to subjugate them to males for free sexual, domestic, and reproductive labor.
No matter how many genders a given culture had or recognized, somehow, the half of the group with a cock and balls (males) knew which other half of the group to forcibly impregnate (“#NonMen”, according to some). 🤔🤔🤔
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