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'It doesn't work for a whole lot of us': Should we torch the traditional gender binary?
Growing up, Robin Dembroff says they were androgynous and felt like a "gender question mark". But when they discovered the term "non-binary", they likened it to a corkscrew: a word that just fit. Robin speaks with Piya about why they think efforts toward inclusion such as gender-neutral government IDs fall short, and why they'd prefer to do away with baseline gender categories altogether.