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Men's Restroom or Women's? Nature Is Never That Simple

The world is full of exceptions that blur boundaries. The bathroom-access law in North Carolina ignores that reality.

Binary, schminary.

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From preschool onward, children learn to categorize everything -- rocks, animals, plants and, of course, people. Eventually we learn to box our fellow humans into categories based on skin color, language, religion, personality type and perhaps most basic of all, sex.

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