I who may well be...

Musings from the perspective of a human being who may well be not locatable completely within the usual categories of male or female or gay or straight or transsexual or intersexed or exploiter or exploited or supplier or consumer or performer or spectator.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Gendered world


Gendered world

We live in a world defined by gender, so identifying yourself as non gender specific is one-hell of a journey. But that is the journey Norrie May Welby has embarked upon. Norrie was the first person to be officially recognised in New South Wales as neither man nor woman. This month Norrie was granted a 'sex not specified' certificate by the Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages but this week the certificate was cancelled leading to considerable confusion and anger.


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