There Are Only Two Genders

There Are Only Two Genders

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About

"There Are Only Two Genders" is an expression typically used online to dismiss the idea of nonbinary gender identities, and is commonly used to caption various exploitable image macros.

Origin

On March 12th, 2015, iFunny user Bobbert_Ross_2015 uploaded a GIF of the character Steven Urkel from the 1990s television sitcom Family Matters with the caption "When someone says there is more than two genders" (shown below).


When someone says "There is more than 2 genders"

Spread

On October 6th, 2015, the meme spread to FunnyJunk,[2] an image of the character Tom Cat from Tom and Jerry laughing at the idea of nonbinary genders (shown below).


Tom laughing

On June 5th, the anakednotion YouTube channel uploaded a video in which host Laci Green explains the difference between biological sex and gender titled "More Than 2 Genders?" (shown below). Within three years, the video received more than 680,000 views.



On July 7th, 2016, Redditor /u/Moltencleavag posted a screencap of a google search asking for the number of genders on /r/funny with the title "Google is about to trigger so many people", to which Google replied that there were only 2 genders (shown below).[3]


Google is about to trigger so many people

On September 15th, 2016, Imgur user Brayy submitted an animated GIF of Neil DeGrasse Tyson captioned with "There are only 2 genders". The image went on to receive 1,941 points and 60,000 views (shown below)[4]


Neil DeGrasse Tyson gif

On June 21st, 2017, lacigreen posted a video titled "How Many Freakin Genders," in which she discussed the different perspectives on gender identity. Within five months. the video received upwards of 1.6 million views and 31,200 comments.



Various Examples


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