On 6/8/10 9:53 AM, Sai Emrys wrote: >> Nor is biological sex as straightforward as some people make out >> either. I recall seeing a program about a young girl who outwardly >> had all the physical characteristics of a female, but instead of >> ovaries had male testes. > > Quite. That's much rarer than social queerness, though, AFAICT. > > ObCL: anyone have interesting gender systems? I don't know of any conlangs but Thailand has "kathoeys" ("ladyboys" in English) who are from what I have read are actually recognized legally as a third gender.