from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having a null or neutral gender, not male, female, androgynous (possibly genderqueer).
As for neutrois-gendered people, that is a separate issue from babies whose gender is unknown but assumed by most people to exist.
Finally, for those interested, there is a special type of agendered androgyne or eunuch known as neutrois.
Oh, and a word to far too many columnists and pub philosophers: the only time 'it' is acceptable is with neutrois-identified people, some of whom regard it as mandatory.
It does not refer to neutrois-gendered people, and when people use “it” to describe non-gender-conforming people, it’s frequently been to dehumanize and dismiss them.
And I doubt the existence of neutrois-gendered people has much influence on people’s willingness (or lack thereof) to use “it” for a baby of unknown gender, considering that a large percentage of the population (perhaps even a majority) isn’t even aware of the existence of neutrois-gendered people in the first place.
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