Alex Blaze

5 genders

Filed By Alex Blaze | August 29, 2009 7:00 AM | comments

Filed in: You Gotta See This
Tags: gender, indonesia

National Geographic visits a community in Indonesia that organizes itself with five genders.


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and we call ourselves "civilized".

Although everyone can Google/Wikipedia, I thought I'd pass along this short related article I found (mostly because it took me a little to figure out the spellings: bissu, calalai, calabai):

http://insideindonesia.org/content/view/484/29/