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Church of England guidance for schools encourages a "loving and hospitable community [where] pupils can explore their identity without fear of harm, judgement or being ostracized." Rawpixel Ltd/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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One of Cipe Pineles' many illustrated recipes in the newly published cookbook, Leave Me Alone With the Recipes: The Life, Art & Cookbook of Cipe Pineles. Courtesy of Carol Burtin Fripp hide caption

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Germany's top court has ruled that parliament must legally recognize a third gender from birth. A complaint was brought by a person identified only as Vanja, pictured here in 2014, who is intersex. Peter Steffen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How much does biology shape who we are, and how much is determined by culture and the environment in which we live? Renee Klahr/NPR hide caption

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Nature, Nurture, And Our Evolving Debates About Gender

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Can A Child Be Raised Free Of Gender Stereotypes? This Family Tried

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Harrison Browne, seen here playing for the Buffalo Beauts, says he feels lucky to be part of a league that accepts him and wants him to feel comfortable. Courtesy of the National Women's Hockey League hide caption

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The headquarters of Oregon's Driver and Motor Vehicles Division on Thursday in Salem, Ore. Oregon became the first state to allow residents to mark their gender as "not specified" on applications for driver's licenses. Andrew Selsky/AP hide caption

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Researchers are trying to tease apart the reasons why girls are less likely to become scientists and engineers. Marc Romanelli/Getty Images/Blend Images hide caption

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