Whether you're human or banana slug, you'll by no means have greater than two sexes | EUROtoday

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PItity for the poor clownfish. This brightly coloured creature, made well-known within the 2003 animated movie The world of Nemo, is now diminished to the standing of a device within the debate on intercourse and gender id. Indeed, in contrast to mammals (of which people are a component), clownfish are what scientists name “successive hermaphrodites” of the protandrous selection. Which implies that if all clownfish begin out as males, some change intercourse if the college runs out of females.

Anyone who has adopted the talk on the transgender problem will perceive why this fish now performs a number one position in activist documentation aimed toward convincing most people of the banality of intercourse change within the area…

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