Transgender 101 for Dummies

The Harvard Crimson Magazine – By MARK A. MOODY – Contributing Writer

Greetings, oh ignorant gender enthusiasts. Take heart, buckle down, and study FM?s fifteen second guide to decoding gender.

Sex and gender can be delineated into four discrete categories: biological sex, gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation.

First comes the ?full monty,? so to speak? physical genitalia. One?s ?biological sex? is determined by the existance of male, female, or ambiguous (in the case of intersex individuals) genitalia.