Thank you for taking the time to respond. However gender identity is not determined by chromosomes. My point was that by looking at gonads, we are not seeing the gender.
Gender is in the brain and it is hardly trivial. Trans people are painfully aware of it. Cis people are happily unaware.
Gender identity haunts every aspect of our lives, dictating the outcomes of our conversations, our workplaces, our…sitn.hms.harvard.edu
The brain has biology as well as the gonads. We need to set our sight a bit higher. Gender identity is likely baked in during the first trimester.
If you had read my article you would see I am aware of the cultural aspects of gender as well as the biological roots of it which are being confirmed through peer reviewed medical research using modern scanning methods.
Some children insist, from the moment they can speak, that they are not the gender indicated by their biological sex…www.scientificamerican.com
BACKGROUND: In recent years, puberty suppression by means of gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogs has become accepted…pediatrics.aappublications.org
A discussion of gender identity and the brain with neurobiologist and transgender man Ben Barres and a panel of experts…charlierose.com
P.S. I’m a second wave feminist, and we are long past “who runs the wolves” or the apes.