Across time and place
Did you know that alternative genders--beyond male and female--have been around since ancient times? In "Third Gender: A Short History," author Jake Scobey-Thal traces the history of third gender identities, from ancient Greece and Rome to contemporary societies around the world.
Check out Scobey-Thal's article in Foreign Policy to explore a timeline featuring the history of third gender identities, from the 300s BC to the 21st century.
Scobey-Thal, J. (2014, June 30). Third gender: A short history. Foreign Policy. https://foreignpolicy.com/2014/06/30/third-gender-a-short-history/