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Unformatted text preview: medical associations sign on to agree that assigning ambiguous babies a sex before they can grow and identify for themselves is problematic. A big final take away, however, is not the theory of the five sexes, as the name suggests, but the discord created by gender. People are not simply one of five genitalia options, they are also an impression of the gender expectations associated with their sex. This is not always the case as both butch women and feminine men exist. Fausto-Sterling leaves us on the idea that there are several possible combinations for people to embrace between sex and gender and that none of these options are bad, they just need to be respected....
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