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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.