Now that transgender individuals are just beginning to be accepted into the mainstream—Miss Universe, we're talking to you, sweetie—a new niche of sexuality has emerged, and to certain generations or political alignments (ahem), it may sound like utter science fiction. Of a roughly 600-strong bigender forum, 32 people (11 anatomically female) with an average age of 29 identified themselves as gender-incongruous. In other words, they experience an involuntary change of gender identity (accompanied by "phantom" sexual organs and often ambidexterity or bipolar disorder), sometimes more than once a day, which is sort of incredible and deeply sad and sounds a little bit like a more sophisticated version of the plot of The Time Traveler's Wife.
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