So if the law requires that a person is male or female, should that sex be assigned by anatomy, hormones, cells or chromosomes, and what should be done if they clash? “My feeling is that since there is not one biological parameter that takes over every other parameter, at the end of the day, gender identity seems to be the most reasonable parameter,” says Vilain. In other words, if you want to know whether someone is male or female, it may be best just to ask.

—Claire Ainsworth[1]

Stop gendering genitals!, by Sophie Labelle[2]

Sex broadly means two things:

External links

It’s Time For People to Stop Using the Social Construct of “Biological Sex” to Defend Their Transmisogyny, by Mey