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Should "non-binary" people be given extra rights and protection?

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    The same basic rights should apply to everyone, with no privileges for people who 'identify' as something that isn't the norm. I don't think "non-binary" even has any psychiatric recognition.

    These people have some strange desire to be different and discriminated against, specifically so they can whine about it, get attention, and gain special privileges. That's the real phenomenon going on here; not the ever-increasing list of bizarre sexualities and genders. It's Special Snowflake Syndrome.

    (Original post by Greenlaner)
    Sadly, there is no protection under the Equality act for those of us who idenitify as attack helicopters either. The struggle is real.
    As a Kamov KA-52, the struggle is real!

    No. I don't think "non-binary" people are getting burned on the streets or prevented from getting jobs. She has rights like everyone else. Her life ain't hard. The only time I heard anyone identify as "non-binary" was on tumblr. True story.

    My biggest question is : which bathroom does she uses? I mean, she doesn't identify as female or male! Oh, The horror!

    What rights exactly does she want / need? And doesn't this come under LGBT? Who are covered under the Equalities Act.

    I would very much like someone to explain the purpose of non-binary to me.

    Would it not make more sense to simply keep male and female as referring to the sex of the person, and simply accepting that gender is a sexual stereotype and social construct that changes from culture to culture and generation to generation, making any attempt to categorize it or those that differ is essentially defunct?
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