How Many Genders are There Anyway?

The answer is “it depends,” but generally speaking it’s five.

Daniel Goldman
The Spiritual Anthropologists
6 min readFeb 5, 2019

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I started writing this article as an academic paper, but I figured it might be useful to open it up to more general audiences, in part because there’s so much confusion about the nature of gender. While to truly understand gender, it’s important to understand what something I call “eidos,” I think I can…

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Daniel Goldman
The Spiritual Anthropologists

I’m a polymath and a rōnin scholar. That is to say that I enjoy studying many different topics. Find more at http://danielgoldman.us