The Gender Binary: We're Soaking In It

Shaker Susan S. emails an example from a textbook she's currently using, the fifth edition of Statistics for Managers Using Microsoft Excel, with the note: "The context is that the authors [four college-educated, upper-middle class, white, cis men] are providing examples which illustrate the concepts they are trying to teach us. First, they mention the obvious example of a coin toss. Then they move on to utter bullfuckery."
"Being male and being female are mutually exclusive and collectively exhaustive events. No one is both (the two are mutually exclusive), and everyone is one or the other (the two are collectively exhaustive)." (154).
Yeah. Not so much.

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