From the University of Alberta: Gender is a socially constructed identity referring to a person’s internal sense of self. Gender in our society is often understood as a binary, where there are two genders that are “opposites” from one another: female/girl/woman and male/boy/man. However, there are an infinite number of genders that do not align with the gender binary, and many people’s genders are not the same as the one assigned to them at birth...
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National Center for Transgender Equality. "Issues: Research & Data Needs."
University of Minnesota. "Endangered Data, Data Ethics, and 'Vulnerable' Populations."