These Rare People Belong To A Third Gender – And Their Way Of Life Is Very Different

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When it comes to gender, a lot of people still believe that you can only be a man or a woman. However, that’s certainly not the case in the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico. For you see, in that particular area of the country, a third gender has been recognized by the local residents.

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In recent times, gender identity has become a hot topic in the public eye. Indeed, many individuals claim that they don’t conform with the traditional genders today, and instead belong to different groups. So on that note, terms like transgender and non-binary are arguably more recognizable now than they’ve ever been.

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