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If God Only Made Male & Female, What About Intersex?

If God Only Made Male & Female, What About Intersex?

 AUGUST 21, 2015 BY BENJAMIN L. COREY

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I think I’ve heard the phrase “in the beginning God made them male and female” a hundred times in response to the sex/gender discussions of our time. The phrase works like a trump card to win a theological discussion on anything from LGBTQ issues to how Target should organize their toys. However, each time I hear someone say “God made male and female” as if that’s all he made, the question that comes to my mind each time is: “What about those whose bodies are intersex?”

You might not be familiar with it, but there are more than two sexes– and no, not everyone is born clearly male or clearly female. read more